I m a Norwegian woman living in Crete for 34 years and I do some walks for Scandinavians and others through GS Tours. Yesterday this year's Walking Tours in Old Town started. I had one in the morning with a nice family of eight persons. The Raviv family came from Israel , wanted someone to take them around the...
I was asked if I could find some foreigners for a video shoot. Jannis from GS Tours and young Pandelis had this idea about cooking lessons Crete's visitors and wanted to film a video for promotion. My Norwegian friends Tone, Guri and Bjarne was happy to join us. Me and my friend Katerina joined for filming also. Pandelis...
In Greece it is a tradition to celebrate carnival. In Greek it is called "apiokries" and is much loved by everyone, big and small. The last 3 weeks before the lent "sarakosti" as it is called in Greece. The last weekends have many carnival arrangements all over the country. In Crete many towns have big celebrations and Rethimno is...
Another Sunday trip done, another part of the exciting E4 along the South Coast of Crete walk by me! Beautiful view along the route to the Libyan Sea, The White Mountains with snow, a beautiful gorge, the archaeological site Lissos and a swim in the cold sea, what more could I ask for!! What a way to start the week.     ...
This is a journey to the past century... A photo album of the everyday life in Crete after the WWII...