Only in Crete!

Foreign visitors can’t imagine Crete with snow. Let alone a mountain ski race to be organised every two years on Psiloritis mountain. The event is real and its name is Pierra Creta.  On Sunday we drove up to the snow-capped mountain with hundreds of skiers and...

Unprecedented weather in Crete

Crete is an amazing island, particularly during winter. Yesterday noon we left Chania for a second time under light rain. The same morning, weather was crisply sunny. We climbed on the slopes of the White Mountains (“Λευκά Όρη” in Greek) and descended the...

Incredible Crete!

This morning we woke up with a view to the beach of Elafonisi. We actually parked few metres from the water and this place reminded us a remote beach we had found long ago in Mozambique. Its sand is white and thin like powder. We haven’t seen something like this...

Crete: from Balos to Elafonisi

Hello everybody from Crete! We are on the road again after an adventurous departure from Piraeus and two days of unprecedented bad weather in Chania. In total we stayed 26 hours in the ferry for a nine-hour trip, as the Coast Guard prohibited the departure of all...