The Abandoned Village of Apano Symi, Lasithi

(Photos from August 2018) In the summer of 2018, we went again to Crete for 2 weeks. One place we had never been to was the abandoned village of Apano Symi (literally translated as “Upper Symi”). We had frequently visited the adjacent Kato Symi (“Lower Symi”) just to have lunch…

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The Hectic Vacation of 2012, Part Three

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In Crete with baby Myrto

This summer was a bit special, because of the birth of our daughter Myrto. A friend of mine thought this would deter us from travelling and it did, but not for long. So we decided that this summer we go to Kathy’s home in Riza with the baby. As with all…

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Analipsi: The sea, the sun and a wedding.

A weekend trip to Analipsi, near Iraklio in Crete, for the wedding of our friend Nikos with lots of everything – lots of drink (the wines were excelent), ridiculously enormous quantities of food, great fun at the wedding reception- provided by the best people on the island, Kostis, Efi, Eleni, Marianthi and of…

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Back to the roots

Back to the village of Riza in Crete for an XL vacation (‘riza’ is the greek word for ‘root’). Last time we were there we took pictures of the village, this time we have pictures of everything else! (See the album with its captions in Google Photos)

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Riza , Ierapetra in Lasithi , Crete

The best of Lasithi.

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Tourist, tourist

It hasn’t been too long since the last post, and as Loner said, I was collecting a few photos for the blog in Crete … This time we went to the village where Kate’s dad comes from, in Riza, Lasithi. Here, it is not very popular with tourists. Which means that locals…

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Chania, Crete

The lighthouse at the Venetian Port is the landmark of Chania. Enjoy the rest of our photos, too! BONUS: Μαντινάδες ΤΣΗ ΚΟΠΕΛΙΑΣ 1) Η πιο όμορφη ‘σαι κοπελιά σ’ολάκερη την Κρήτη Κι απλώθηκε η φήμη σου σε όλο τον πλανήτη. 1β) Η πιο όμορφη ‘σαι κοπελιά σε όλο τον πλανήτη…

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