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The Fig Tree

(opens in a new tab) Ah the wonderful fig tree. It grows everywhere and the figs appear mostly in October and November, although there are, of course, winter figs, even spring figs, and summer...

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Zorba’s Dance

I really love this clip from Zorba the Greek. It is the final moments in the film following the enormous disaster that Zorba caused running logs from the monastery on top of the hill...

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Shine on Plakias

Plakias is a nice fairly small beach resort in the south of Crete. All summer long there people sunbathing and a plethora of beach umbrellas. In the early spring, in March, I took this...

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Visiting The Skinakas Observatory

We decided to visit the Skinakas Observatory. Here is the blurb info: “The Skinakas Observatory is located on the peak of Skinakas at an altitude of 1750 m., a few kilometres after Anoyia and..., pub-8270586433851417, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0