With the most striking crystal blue waters and pink sand, it’s no wonder Elafonissi in Crete has been named as Greece’s best beach and one of the Top 5 beaches at the annual TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for 2018.
From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas exploration. Before the giants of oil and gas joined the litany of threats facing Greek sperm whales, the plight of the…Read More→
Vlatos 1st June 2019 – Starting today Museum Vlatos Kissamos will be open daily from 10 AM until 1 PM (closed on Monday). You will find the museum in Vlatos on the road to Milia Mountain Retreat, 200m after the…Read More→
Vlatos, 29th May 2019 – A short walk through an Akisarolakkos garden delivered some nice views worth sharing.
The municipality of Kissamos produced this lovely video of Innachorio. Check it out!
A little excursion around the grounds of the monastery of Chrissoskalitissa. Gardens, cloister cells, cliffs and a beautiful small beach. Enjoy these photos.
Yesterday the road to Milia, destroyed at some places by the storms, got their necessary repairs. One big digger and a small bulldozer worked tirelessly all day and now the road is as good as new (enter a little irony here).
Here on Crete is growing a lot of plants that are served as χορτα (greens) for food. All of them have different names that do not translate very well. You will recognise oregano and nettle. Here are some pictures so…Read More→
Following the devastating rains of last week, the tunnel of Topolia is accessible again for most traffic. Local government is repairing the damage.
The Association of Cultural Organizations of the District of Kissamos (ΕΠΟΦΕΚ) considering Necessary communication with the Cultural Associations decided Board of Directors to be held in each residential unit our province and at the headquarters of one of the Hellenic Association for Cultural Heritage. They…Read More→
Small walk, big reward this morning. Jasmin, fruits and walnut.
Many people like to visit the pelgrim temple of Saint Nikephoros of the Lepre in Sirikari, recently inaugurated in Sirikari. The program is as follows: Every Wednesday from 16:00 until 18:00 Every Saturday 7:30 until 12:00 and 16:00 until 18:00…Read More→
This yearly event attracts many tourists to Kastelli. The groom will be on horseback picking up his koumbaros and ride to the house of the bride. Together they travel through the old city of Kastelli to a podium on the…Read More→
The Crete Half Marathon returns for another year and, once again, organizers created a delightful promotional video that is as much fun as a trip to the great island. This time Cretan music legend Psarantonis is featured in the video…Read More→
Walking path in Vlatos Today the syllogos of Vlatos started with cleaning the walking path of peace leading from the old platan tree all the way up to the park of Peace.
Up to the early 20th century, the Cretans usually wore a pleated red fez with a long tassel, which has nothing in common with the conical fez of the Turks. At the same time they also wore a large shawl…Read More→
Crete is great to visit any time of the year but each month and season has its own particular joys and interesting thing to do and see. Check below Harry’s official month by month guide to what is happening in…Read More→
There are many places to visit for beauty, relaxation, nature or food and drinks. Inaxorio compiled a map of all these locations. Just click on the balloons for more information. Of course this map will be continually updated. [locations_map]
These are folders found in the archives of Museum Vlatos Kissamos. They remember the day that Greece said NO to surrender to the German army. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”53″ 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…Read More→