• Karave, Gavdos

    Gavdos Island

    “ One of the pleasantest things in the world is going on a journey,” wrote English essayist William Hazlitt, “ but I like to go by myself.” I
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  • Almond tree in blossom

    From Mahia over to Sarakina

    It's not the best line of poetry ever written, but ….. “Spring has sprung, the grass is ris ...”, and so, with apologies to Alfred Lord
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  • Kaloyeros 2

    Koustoyerako and the Keratidias Gorge

    The mountain village of Koustoyerako, high above and 10 km north-east of Sougia, has a long and proud history of resistance to foreign
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  • Vlithias tower

    Two Towers for January

    Two towers for you to explore this month...both within a short distance of Paleochora It's January, traditional time for 'Bargain Prices', 
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  • Photo 1

    Paleochora Christmas Competition 2016

     Paleochora in My View - Christmas Competition 2016 Photo 1 It's often said, and with good reason, that all visitors who come and
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  • Butch Cassidy & The Sundance kid

    Deres – Exploring on Horseback

    Over the past eight years this series has 'Explored' Paleochora and nearby areas mainly on foot, occasionally by kayak and cycle rides, but never
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  • sougia-ferry-1

    From Omalos to the Sea

    It's 11am on Wednesday 13th June (2016), Stage 11 of this year's Tour de France.  Chris Froome, wearing the race leader's Yellow Jersey, and
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  • Kamarela

    The day We Went to Antikythira

    “ Didn't we have a lovely time, the day we went to …. Antikythira ? ” No, it doesn't have the same ring about it, but we had a lovely time
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  • Above Vasilaki

    To Vasilaki and Beyond

    To misquote the famous lines (on marriage) from 'Punch' magazine : “Advice to those about to go walking in August …... don't. ” First, a
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  • Waking up at Red Beach

    Watching The Perseid Meteors Near Paleochora

      “Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket,” sang Perry Como many years ago, “save it for a    rainy day ….”  Well, rainy days
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  • Grameno dunes

    Exploring Grameno

    After the mildest, and (worryingly) the driest winter for decades in Paleochora, the searing heat of summer is now here, making long walks
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  • Milia taverna

    Milia For Lunch

    Many visitors to Paleochora will have been to, or maybe even stayed overnight, at the ecological village of Milia, but fewer will have reached
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