• The Kambanos Gorge

    Details of the Kambanos gorge came from the same source as those of the Prines gorge (see 'Explore!'  Sept 2012)   -  a guide to Agia Irini and
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  • A Whale of a Kayak Trip

    With a crocodile close to the south coast (see 'Explore!' February 2010), and a whale lurking off the north coast,  Crete is not exactly the
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  • Anidri to Anidri, the short or long way

      One of the pleasures of winter in Paleochora is spending evenings in the  "To Scolio" cafenion in the nearby village of Anidri. 
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  • Bob’s Big Christmas Quiz 2012

    The English poet Shelley was widely travelled, and may well have been visiting Paleochora when he wrote the lines :  " When Winter comes, can
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  • Searching for a Rock Arch near Paleochora

    Approaching the village of Voutas, 12 km north-west of Paleochora, the eyes of walkers, cyclists or car passengers (not drivers, please) are
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  • A Short Walk To Lissos

    Many visitors to Paleochora, passing through Chania, will have been pleasantly surprised, or even astounded, by the modernisation and
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  • The Gorge of Prines.

    Many years ago, perusing a guide to the Agia Irini gorge and surrounding area, a paragraph jumped off the page in front of me : " .... below
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  • Canyoning to Paleochora

    As with baseball, basketball, volleyball and the rather bizarre game known as American football, the sport of "canyoning" originated in the
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  • Through the Topolia Gorge

    Around fifteen years ago, Lynne and I found a way from Topolia village down to the River Tiflos, and followed the valley south through the
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  • A Cautionary Note About Old Ammunition

    There will be a new article from Bob here in the next few days...and it's a great one! In the meantime, Brian Payne & I shot a video this
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  • Through the Kalogiros Gorge, near Paleochora

    Rick and Lynne lead the way through the Kalogiros gorge A tourist information brochure produced by the Paleochora 'dimos' (town council) some
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  • The Paleochora 3 Peaks Challenge

    All British visitors to Paleochora with a mountain walking background will be familiar with the 'Three Peaks Challenge', either the Yorkshire
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