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Captivating Crete (Part 2)

August 22nd 2010
I wasn't originally planning on covering Rethymno on a separate blog entry, but the place was so beautiful and I had taken so many photos, that it most definitely warranted one. The bus ride along the northern coast of Crete was a scenic one, as the bus snaked along the rocky cliffs that towered over the aquamarine sea. Rethymno's bus station is almost right on the water and the buildin ... read more
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Greek Flag Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
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