Samaria Gorge and boat to Sfakia May 12th 2012 Twice in two weeks! How lucky am I? Again, I get to walk one of the most amazing walks in the world!
The Samaria Gorge is the largest in Europe and begins on the Omalos Plateau, meeting the Lybian Sea at Agia Roumeli. The walk is 18km from top to bottom, through walls between 200m and 1000m high, and between 3m and 300m wide.
At its narrowest, it has been named Sideroportes (Iron Gate ... read more
Europe » Greece » Crete » Sfaka 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
Having been made an offer I couldn't refuse, I left 30 years of (office) work behind and now 'work' outdoors.
As Nehru so neatly said, we live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Thus, with eyes open and asking questions, I hope to continue learning through experience and travel, as these are as education in themselves.
Happy reading - I shall be happy travelling ...
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