Omalos in Winter

An other wish I had, was to get up to beautiful Omalos again. I saw the snow capped mountains from town, all the wonderful pictures of all the snow in the newspaper and on Internet, and dreamt about a trip. Sunday was a perfect day for a car trip. Me and my husband Georgos went there last Sunday. The day was fabulous, with sparkling...

A Winter Beach Walk

  I woke up one sunny and I thought it was a wonderful day for a walk with my dogs along the beaches. We walked 5km from the old town to a suburb called Agioi Apostoli. We have the most wonderful small beaches all along the coast, and we enjoy them all year around. I wanted a swim also, and...
If you have followed the blog, you have seen wonderful pictures from a snowy Crete. Maybe pictures you never thought you would see. We got even colder weather, and more snow the last week. It was snow everywhere, also down by the coast. It started with sheath in the morning on Sunday the 8th, but by noon it was...
The 6th of January is a public holiday in Greece. It's another day of celebration after Christmas and New Year's eve, but has actually nothing to do with Christmas. On this day the Greek Orthodox church, celebrate the day that Jesus was baptist by John the Baptist in the river Jordan. It is called Theofania or "Ta Fota". Every church in Greece is celebrating. Each priest throws the Holy...
Crete has amazing places to visit during the summer season. Everyone knows ''what means Crete'' from May to September. You know, people who live here can see the island from a different point of view. In winter the high peaks of the Cretan mountains are covered by snow. It is a very unusual phenomenon for the Cretans. Almost everyone...