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A Perfect Afternoon in Old Town Chania, Crete, Greece

Posted on Saturday, July 29, 2017

It’s such a pleasure to walk the backstreets of old town Chania around the spectacular Venetian harbor.  Even in the busy tourist season, one can find serenity in this…

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Agia Roumeli Remains My Favorite Destination on Earth: Crete, Greece

Posted on Saturday, July 15, 2017

I’ve written about Agia Roumeli in southern Crete many times.  Last month, I realized a dream by sharing my favorite place on Earth with my mother, who now understands and supports my…

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Back to the Road Again in 2017

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Since you’re reading this, you’ve indulged me in time off and returned again, for which I am grateful. Besides being a mercurial individual whose interests change from hour to hour, I got downright busy with responsibilities in California. A more complete explanation…

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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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Gavdos Island, Greece: Timeless, Wild and Free

Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2015

In Agia Roumeli, I spent countless hours staring across the Libyan Sea at the mysterious Gavdos Island. I wondered what was there. And now, finally…

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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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Reflecting on a Year of Riding the Wind

Posted on Saturday, December 27, 2014

Sitting here at “home” in California I am hard-pressed to believe what has transpired in the past year. Loaded with lessons, new challenges, new sights, and best of all, new…

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