... hoping that the Greek Sicily would offer some incredible baklava, we sampled a number of varieties this afternoon - unfortunately, they were all very syrupy and soggy. Perhaps it was because they sat in the sun in the backseat of the car while we drove a few hours today to Damnoni.
Family September 6th 2013 Geo: 35.1758, 24.4132Perhaps the stereotype of the Greek family that every North American has in their mind is from My Big Fat Greek Wedding - after arriving today at the small beach town of Damnoni, we are happy to report that isn't true! While the northern Cretan coast has tons of massive resort developments, the southern coast seems to have a few more family-run options, which is e ... read more
Europe » Greece » Crete 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