There’s a new Busy Book on the shelf, a perfect Road Trip companion: 50 Cities of the U.S.A. This book will captivate young explorers–even reluctant readers.
Western Crete and the Islet of Elafonisi
A country drive, glimpses of local color, pink sand on Elafonisi beach, and brilliant turquoise water make this a spectacular day of sightseeing.
Gortys, Phaestos . . . and Stepford
We’re visiting more archaeological sites today: Gortys and Phaestos. No, Stepford was not an archaeological site, but we visited it, too. You’ll see. Gortys Gortys had its heyday in the 6th century […]
A Crash Course: Driving in Greece
We got a crash course in Greek driving today–not literally–as we hit the highway to Kissamos on the west side of Crete.
The Venetian Fortress and Waterfront in Heraklion
After a fun visit to the Venetian Fortress in Heraklion, we found the bus station (second time’s a charm!) and managed to get home safe, sound, and soaked.
Heraklion Archaeology Museum
A rainy day, a bus adventure, and the Heraklion Archaeology Museum, with an archaeological mystery, the funniest artifact I’ve seen, and some favorites.