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Come to the panagyri of Agios Pantelis

Next week thursday the 27th the people of Inaxorio celebrate the church of Agios Pantelis in Vlatos.  With food, music and dance.

The Cretan Hound Dog

Kritikos Ichnilatis is considered to be one of the oldest hunting breeds in Europe, with a history that goes back 4000 years ago. In classical times it was praised as the best hare-hunter known to man and in ancient times…

Celebration of the Prophet Elias in Mili

Yesterday Inaxorio celebrated the Holy Elias, a small and beautiful church in Mili. It never stops to surprise how the Cretans can feed so many people in such a remote location; thank you Mixalis! Here are the pictures:

Once upon a time when Milia was resurrected

Rediscovered in the seventies, resurrected in the nineties and now a fully operational ecological resort – Milia one of the top ecolodges in the world according to the National Geographic. Here are some pictures of wayback A whole trunk of…

The fly that kills olive trees

Olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae) is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean region where there are records of infestations in fruit from the third century BC. It is also found in eastern and southern Africa where wild native olive…

When will it rain or shine? Inaxorio weather

It was predicted to rain today, but the weather in Inaxorio is clearing up now. Maybe tomorrow? Rain in the summer does not happen a lot, so whether it is good or bad for the crops remains to be seen.

Great Cat News from the mountain in Vlatos!

We our proud to announce that last night the sweetest and most beautiful cat in Western Crete – more specifically Tulli from Vlatos- gave birth to four wonderful and lovely kittens. She did this entirely by herself and was her…

The wedding of Manolis Skalidakis

Yesterday, it was a beautiful warm night, the wedding of Manolis and linda took place in Vlatos. Here are some pictures. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”10″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”240″ thumbnail_height=”160″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”20″ number_of_columns=”0″ ajax_pagination=”0″ show_all_in_lightbox=”0″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”1″ slideshow_link_text=”[Show slideshow]” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included”…

Progammos Manolis Skalidakis

A progammos is a feast thrown a couple of days before a wedding. Manolis and Linda will marry on Saturday and this progammos took place in taverna Platania. Inaxorio.com wishes the happy couple all the best. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”9″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”…

Catching and keeping water in Inaxorio

Water is precious for us living beings. Today we fixed one well that rund down the mountain and catches the water. Here are some pictures.

Butterfly season is upon us

Panos just shot this beautiful picture of a local butterfly feeding of a flower.

Morpho the donkey died this morning

This morning the lifeless body of Morpho the donkey was found out in an olive grove in Vlatos. It seems that he could not handle the heat of the last week anymore. Morpho, was owned by Jorgos Makrakis and lived…

Winter in Inaxorio (Jan. 7, 2017)

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Celebration of the Church of Agios Konstandinos in Miloi

On the 21st of May the people of Inaxorio celebrated the Church of Agios Konstandinos in Miloi. Under the hundreds of years old chessnut tree there was music and dance, surrounded by long tables that sat about 200 local people….

The celebration of the Church of Agios Dikaios in Elos

On May 6th there was the celebration of the Church of Agios Dikaios, 1238 meter high and home to the bearded vultures. The event was visited by about 200 people who all had to travel on the dangerous road leading…

Feeding with vultures (2)

Jorgos Makrakis regularly feeds the bearded vultures who are unique to Inaxorio and on the list of endangered species of WWF. Spectacular! For the event see here: https://www.inaxorio.com/?event=watch-the-feeding-of-the-bearded-vultures Bearded vultures were once found in almost all mountain ranges of southern Europe…

Cistus Incanus Creticus

This beautiful mountain flower grows for a long time during spring and has flowers all the time. It is known for its medical application related to the digestion system. Locals have been using this cure for ages. Maybe you can…

Agios Dikaios

This is the ancient church of Agios Dikaios at 1200 meters with a tremendous view of Inaxorio. You can reach this church via Elos. http://elos.gr/άγιος-δίκαιος/

Feeding with vultures (1)

Jorgos Makrakis regularly feeds the bearded vultures who are unique to Inaxorio and on the list of endangered species of WWF. Spectacular! For the event see here: https://www.inaxorio.com/?event=watch-the-feeding-of-the-bearded-vultures Bearded vultures were once found in almost all mountain ranges of southern Europe…