Day: December 20, 2020

  • Rethymno adventures: Agia Galini
    The drive from Rethymno to the south coast village of Agia Galini takes just over an hour, and the 50km journey, through the mountains and rolling hills of Rethymno province is worth it alone. Through Spili and past Akoumia, the road runs through one of Crete’s most alluring landscapes, until an abrupt
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  • El Greco: from Fodele to Spain
    Domenikos Theotokopoulos (1541 – 1614) , the worldwide famous painter who became known with the nickname El Greco (“The Greek”), originated from the village of Fodele and the Kingdom of Candia, as the island of Crete was called during the Venetian period. He took his first artistic steps as
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