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Monasteries and holy places.

Christian shrines are the greatest pride and joy of the island. In Crete, Christianity was preached by the Apostle Paul with his disciple Titus in the Ist century. The latter became later the first bishop of the island. That is, the history of Christianity in Crete lasts two millennia. There are here many historical monuments […]

Leprocy in Greece: How it was combated.

This terrible disease, mentioned in the Bible, mainly affects the skin and then spreads through the body. Ancient Greek physician Hippocrates wrote about it, confusing, probably, with psoriasis. In the 18th century, this disease has practically disappeared in continental Europe, but in Norway and some areas of Scandinavia was still present, began to spread especially […]

Crete Gorges

The most famous places for canyoning on the island are Kalami, Arvi and Tsutsuras, where tourists climb up imposing cliffs, overcome elevations and cross water streams. Very impressive is Ha gorge with its vertical walls: there are many ways to overcome it, but they are all quite difficult. Popular is Kourtaliotiko gorge, where water flows […]

Fly in!

According to greekreporter.com, the Greek government is expected to ratify a contract for the construction and operation of a new international airport in Crete. They are planned to begin with it this spring in the municipality of Heraklion, in Kastelli, and to complete within 60 months. This is the largest project on Crete and one […]

On the roads of Crete ! Let’s go!

How many paths run under the foot of a tourist on the blessed land of Crete! How many roads are calling him, promising impressions and adventures? No wonder that he gets confused. That’s good when the Cretans themselves offer already arranged routes. We continue to acquaint our readers with the routes on Crete as proposed […]

Beer in Crete

Greece is a country of wine, not beer. The vast majority of the local population prefers a grape drink to a barley one, but beer is produced and sold in Greece quite a lot, although its main consumers are numerous tourists. If you have visited Crete, then you can easily list the typical selection of […]

Unknown Crete!

The history of piracy begins almost simultaneously with the history of shipping and trade. Where exactly man began to systematically use sea means, we know – in the Mediterranean Sea long before 3000 BC, when the first surviving vessels were created. This confirms the emergence of a mature culture of unknown origin in Crete around […]

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