Day: November 13, 2020

  • Holy Heroes: Preveli’s Inspiring War Story
    Preveli monastery on Rethymno province’s south coast stands high above the Libyan Sea. For its breathtaking location and the views alone, a visit here on a sunlit day stays long in the memory. But this place has a deep and heroic history. Like most Cretan monasteries, it was at the centre of anti-Ottoman
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  • Modern Meets Tradition in Vrysses
    Vrysses, also spelled Vrisses, is a jewel of a Cretan traditional village in the municipality of Apokoronas. It is an active community whose primary sources of income originate from tourism and farming. Vrysses is well known for its olive oils, sheeps’ yogurt, and citrus production. Vrysses has a fair
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