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Cheap Car Hire In Crete

Posted by yannis_s, 30 June 2009 - - - - - - · 3,888 views
Tips and hints for cheap car hire in Crete

Hitting the roads in Crete with a hire car doesn’t mean that you have to spend a small fortune during your vacation time; quite the opposite actually, as cheap car hire in Crete is a realistic and tangible option.
Here are a few simple and effective ways to reduce the cost of rental and enjoy hassle free holida...

What To Visit Close To Heraklion With A Hire Car

Posted by yannis_s, 04 June 2009 - - - - - - · 2,827 views
Crete is an island of amazing diversity and exquisite natural beauty; Eastern Crete is famous for its unique setting and long history. Setting Heraklion as a starting point of our trip we will be driving towards popular and important destinations the Eastern part of the island, where there is an abundance of towns, villages, historical sites, places of ec...

Pizza In Zaros

Posted by yannis_s, 19 March 2009 - - - - - - · 3,428 views
It was the evening of Clean (Ash) Monday; my friends and I left the hotel with growling tummies and with a huge urge to taste an omelet with fries and rustic eggs, the ones that have that orangey color, not the washy yellow of the ones sold in supermarkets.

We are at the mountain village of Zaros, at the south feet of Psiloreitis. This is a village that...

Three Sharks In Gournes

Posted by yannis_s, 25 November 2005 - - - - - - · 2,798 views

Three sharks arrived in the Cretan Aquarium in Gournes. The sharks were transported all the way from the Marineland aquarium in southern France to Crete.

The sharks were loaded in special water tanks and the tanks were taken by truck to Angona, Italy. They travelled by ferry to Patras, then drove to Pireaus and finally, by ferry to Heraklion. The whole...

Winter Arrived In Crete

Posted by yannis_s, 22 November 2005 - - - - - - · 2,507 views

The winter has arrived in Crete with high winds, low temperatures and the first snow. The temperature in Heraklion is 7-14 C and it has been raining the last few days, although the sun was shining this morning until noon. Photos of Lassithi plateau covered by snow show in the local newspapers today.

The rain and the cold weather is going to last until Fr...

Samaria Gorge Is Open Again

Posted by yannis_s, 07 October 2005 - - - - - - · 2,425 views

The Samaria Gorge is open again after the restoration of the destroyed part of the path due to the heavy rainfall of October 1. Rain had carried rocks, dirt and trunks and a lake 20 m long and 1,80 m deep was created there where the path used to be.

The restoration lasted 5 days and it was extremely difficult as all necessary materials had to be carried...

Sustainable Development And Tourism By Dr. Richter

Posted by yannis_s, 03 October 2005 - - - - - - · 2,285 views

Since the early 90’s we are flooded by a multitude of books, government papers, seminars, symposiums, forums, associations all dealing with “sustainable development and tourism” and proposing imaginative strategies for dealing with sustainability.
Let me raise some questions as a professional observer who has worked in the tourism indust...

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