Greece Part 2. Crete: Hikes around the south-west part of the island.

I’m sorry if that my five months old Greece trip has taken too long that it lost its freshness. I’m sure that I lost details of the trip but with several souvenirs that I keep: bus tickets, museum cards, and city maps; it should be alright.

I would say that this walking trip in Crete was one of the best trips I have ever done until now. The richness of the nature and the culture of Crete is truly amazing and worth experiencing. Continue reading

Greece Part 1. Crete: Hersonissos, Lassithi Plateau, and Knossos Palace

Back in June I got a chance to attend a work event in Crete. I seized the opportunity to also travel a bit there. After 6years living in Europe, this was my first trip in Greece, especially in Crete. The trip was perfect it terrifies me to put it into words. I’m afraid to skip details – as I usually do – but I’ll try my best.

The whole trip lasted for seventeen days including six working days. I started the trip from the east part then moved to the west part of the island. During this trip I also visited Athens that I am less fond of. This is the first part of a four stories that I plan to write. This first part took place during my work event. The second part would be about the walks and hikes that I did on the south-west part of the island. The third part would be about Chania, and I would finish with Athens in the final part. At the end of the story I will try to summarize the trip with some helpful links.  Continue reading