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Milatos, Crete, Greece – Gallery

If you don't want the frenetic atmosphere of Malia or the large hotel complexes around Crete then you will find this such a fantastic relaxed village with different restaurants every night and beautiful clear water to swim in. This was a superb choice of places to stay on Crete which itself has so, so much to offer.

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Agia Galini, Crete at night – Gallery

Agia Galini is a beach resort during the day but of course it really comes into it's own in the evening with a full selection of wonderful restaurants and bars to relax and party the night away...there are plenty of different little shops to entice you in too.

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Agia Galini – Crete – Greece

Statue of Icarus and Daedalus

Agia Galini is a beautiful and low key holiday destination on the south coast of Crete, Greece. It is easily reached by travelling down from Reythemon or Iraklion (Heraklion) on a well surfaced main artery road. You can also get here using the bus network and it is serviced regularly even off season. The town is a harbour/marina town but has a lovely beach and has clear access to a number of other fine beaches …

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Agia Farago (Agiofarago) Gorge – Crete – Greece

End of Agia farago gorge

Agiafarago, Agio Farago, Aghiofarango are just a few of the names for this beautiful Gorge in Southern Crete, Greece. The gorge give the visitor an ideal opportunity to stretch their legs in a lovely walk with the superb bonus of a secluded, clean, clear water lagoon to plunge into. We were recommended this walk by our guest house host Manolis in Matala and it turned out to be a great recommendation but you certainly need …

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What are Greek girls like?

For the first time visitor to Greece you may want to know what Greek women are like. They differ in almost every way to the standard British girl (or at least in my eyes). Greek women are very attractive, more often than not religious and very close with their family – it does not bode well for the horny single traveller looking to get laid. Greek women take pride in their appearance and dress up …

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Ferry from Athens to the Greek Islands

Venetian harbour of Iraklion

This is a brief review of our ferry trip from Athens to Crete and for further information I would recommended the following sites on Athens and the ferries from the Greek mainland to the Greek Islands; mygreeceholiday and gogreece sites but there is a glut of other information out there to help. This brief article simply describes our personal experience in booking and taking the ferry from Piraeus Port, Athens, Greece to Iraklio (Iraklion or Heraklion), …

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WOOFING in Greece – Pros & Cons

Woofers Hay Baling in Greece

For those uninitiated, Woofing is the term used for “Working On Organic Farms” and applies to volunteers working in return for their food and accommodation throughout the stay with their host. There are definite “Pros” and “Cons” for embarking on this form of voluntary work and based on our considerable experience of Woofing, we will explore some of these in the following article. Organised Volunteering WWOOF is a worldwide organisation with individual countries running their …

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Internet in Greece

Getting connected to the internet in Greece may not be as easy as you think. Whilst there are many places to get on-line in the more popular tourist destinations, as soon as you go further outside of the cities the harder internet can be to obtain. If you are staying in Greece for an extended period of time and wish to have access to the internet wherever you are then there are a few options …

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Athens Acropolis Information

Built between 447 and 438 B.C. the Acropolis is a collection of ancient temples and statues dedicated to the patron saint, Athena, the most iconic landmark in Greece culture and also known as the birthplace of European civilisation. Rising 100m above its surroundings the Acropolis can be seen from almost any place in Athens and is as beautiful at night as it is in the day, today attracting over two million visitors each year. Prior …

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My Retro 70’s Backpack And What It Holds To Date :)

Now I began this travelling adventure with a hand me down bag from my old man…it’s a nice sexy little number made by Karrimor and is from around the 1970’s. It is like an aubergine colour with two massive compartments either side, no zips and is mainly straps and a main toggle for the main compartment which is 60L I would say. Now after being bullied relentlessly in the beginning stages by Scotty Dogg I …

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