Knossos Palace

Knossos was undeniably the capital of Minoan Crete. It is grander, more complex, and more flamboyant than any of the other palaces known to us, and it is located about twenty minutes south of the modern port town of Iraklio. Knossos was inhabited for several thousand...

Bits & Pieces of Loutro

Moods of the water at Loutro……and….. blossoms around the village….. One day one of the ferry’s lost the hydraulics or something so that the big rear ramp crashed down into the sea. The ferry had to back the rest of the way to Loutro and...

Food at Loutro

The food served in Loutro is mostly all prepared ahead of time. You choose what you want from a glass encased display and then they heat it up for you. The only thing that is freshly made is the fish and some seafood dishes. Eating is done totally outside on the...

Sunrise at Loutro

Photos taken just after 5:30 am, Thursday, June 12, 2008 Had I not been awakened by the pigeons, I would have missed the sunrise: a pastel pink muted on the soft blue sky, the water still as glass, the pale mountains sitting on the almost obscured gentle horizon, and...