Islands - Crete, Mediterranean Sea

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Visited: Late Oct - Early Nov

Crete boasts a range of archaeological and scenic highlights, such as Knossos and the Samaria Gorge and White Mountains. The island also has a very pretty south-west coast, largely devoid of significant settlements, and endless twisting mountain roads to explore the interior.
Crete - Mediterranean Sea
Causeway to sea chapel at Georgioupoli, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, 22-Oct-98, E432

View to W from Mavri/Melidau saddle (1950m), Lefka Ori (White Mtns), White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 23-Oct-98, E434

View to E from Mavri/Melidau saddle (1950m), with Pakhnes (Far R peak), Lefka Ori (White Mtns), White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 23-Oct-98, E433

View to N from base of Pakhnes (2200m), White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 24-Oct-98, E435

Entrance to Lower Aradena Gorge, S of White Mtns, White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 25-Oct-98, E436

Agios Pavlos Chapel (St Paul’s landfall in Crete), Sfakia Coast, nr Agia Rumelli, White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 25-Oct-98, E437

Agios Ioannis Gionis church on Rodopou Peninsula and Sea of Crete, Hania, Crete, Greece, 28-Oct-98, E438

Beached rowing boats and Rodopou Peninsula beyond, Hania, Crete, Greece, 28-Oct-98, E439

Terrace in Polirinia (S of Kasteli), Hania, Crete, Greece, 29-Oct-98, E442

Asklipion Sanctuary (3rd Ct BC) and Roman mosaic (1st Ct AD) at Ancient Lissos, nr Sougia, Ancient Lissos (S), Sougia - Lissos - Paleohora coastal walk (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 30-Oct-98, E449

Ancient Lissos and cove, nr Sougia, Ancient Lissos (S), Sougia - Lissos - Paleohora coastal walk (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 30-Oct-98, E448

Greek inscription on Asklipion Santuary (3rd Ct BC), nr Sougia, Ancient Lissos (S), Sougia - Lissos - Paleohora coastal walk (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 30-Oct-98, E451

Thornbushes with SW Crete coast and Libyan Sea beyond, from plateau W of Lissos Valley, Sougia - Lissos - Paleohora coastal walk (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 30-Oct-98, E453

Rock tunnel on ascent to Gingilos (Lefka Ori - White Mtns), Gingilos summit from Xiloskala (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 31-Oct-98, E454

Preveli (Palm) Beach, Rethymno, Crete, Greece, 2-Nov-98, E457

Bougainvillea nr Zakros, Zakros Gorge (T), Lassithi, Crete, Greece, 4-Nov-98, E467

Stavromenos Mtn (M) from olive grove above Vasikili (SE of Ag Nikolaos), Vasiliki to Episkopi walk (T), Lassithi, Crete, Greece, 5-Nov-98, E469

Boats nr Elounda village, Elounda - Pines villages circuit (T), Lassithi, Crete, Greece, 7-Nov-98, E472

Windmill nr Elounda village, Elounda - Pines villages circuit (T), Lassithi, Crete, Greece, 7-Nov-98, E474

Griffin frescoes in Throne Room at Knossos (Minoan 17th Ct BC), Knossos (S), Iraklio, Crete, Greece, 8-Nov-98, E476

Bull freize and Minoan columns at Knossos (Minoan 17th Ct BC), Knossos (S), Iraklio, Crete, Greece, 8-Nov-98, E478