Cretan traditions

Dimitris Nyktaris, keeper of the tradition of Cretan Rock Rose

Labdanum, magical balm to the heart

The magical plants with sticky leaves and beautiful pinkish flowers keep proliferating around the area of Sises, enjoying the sunny side of its old fame, yet they remain almost untouched. Before you continue reading, please make sure you covered part 1 of the below article titled Cretan Rock Rose, the untold story as they belong together for […]

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Traditional laundry-making

In the village of Paidochori, the local cultural association keeps organising events to help remembering the good old days, give respect to the traditions and keep the ancient heritage for the next generations to come. Let the pictures talk to tell the story of doing the laundry the old fashioned way. In a trough with

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Eleni Tsaligopoulou concert

Interestingly, the most incredible concerts I have been to, especially since I am in Crete, were coming my way very spontaneously. Somehow these last-minute opportunities just always work out perfectly and I end up having some great company to enjoy a magnificent performance like this Eleni Tsaligopoulou concert at the Eutuxia Palace in Kolymbari. Surprisingly, pictures taken with my iPhone reflect the

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