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Guns and Cretans: A Love Affair in War and Peace

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2015

I sit there frozen. Each deafening blast heard and felt as a vibration in my heart. It’s close enough that I can smell the powder and fire. A machine gun is delivering terrifying…

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Photo of the Week: Water Line on Crete’s Southern Coast, Agia Roumeli, Crete, Greece

Posted on Sunday, June 21, 2015

One of the notable features in the geology of Crete’s Southern Coast is a water line, seen in this picture running horizontally in the center of the frame. In…

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I Should Be Writing a Blog Post: What I’m Doing In Crete

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015

I should be writing a blog post. But I’ve been so busy…making signs for a restaurant…

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Photo of the Week: Sunset on Gavdos Island, Greece

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2015

My first sunset from my new vantage point on Gavdos Island was filled with pink and gold. The island of Gavdopoula (“Small Island”) is seen in the background. It was last inhabited…

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Walking the Southern Crete Coast: Agia Roumeli to Agios Pavlos Chapel

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2015

As many times as I’ve been in this village, I’ve never walked east along the coast. I’ve always felt so content, so…

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Images from Chania’s Old Town in Crete, Greece

Posted on Saturday, May 23, 2015

Since 3000 BC, Chania has been a thriving city on the northern coast of Crete. Most of the photos that follow are from a three-hour stroll through the…

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Mariposa, California to Chania, Crete to Burning Loins at Elafonisi Beach

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015

It took a lot of travel to get back to my home away from home in Chania, Crete. The 28-hour journey by car…

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