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.
The Palace at Knossos (or Knosos)
Knossos is to Crete as Denali is to Alaska: the #1 tourist attraction, the must-see archaeological site, the favorite, the most talked about and promoted.