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In the second last night here in Crete and after an eventful month, I decide to head into the city for a quiet night of good food and reflection. Tonight I don't feel alone, in contrast to my state of being normally here this month, I'm quite content to sit in my own company. I've spent this entire month trying in every way possible to interact with the locals in order to gain a richer understanding for the place I was now living. I can say without a doubt that my ...
... Greece is the total mistress, the secret life that even those living in it, the foreigners I means don't fully comprehend. Here, is a country where in 1 month, 2 months, 3 or 6 you will still find it hard to get comfortable in, no matter how much you try, you'll find that comfort comes slow and at times you think you've progressed to a deeper level but these moments of understanding are ...
... society of Minions who dominated southern Europe 4000 years ago.
The site is dotted with frescoes and pillars painted in rich red and black as well as giant pots that have been carefully pieced back together. Some even taller and rounder than me! The Kings throne room has a replica throne and a wooden version alongside the marble benches the citizens sat on while waiting for an audience with the man himself. ...
... From the stalactite/stalagmite depths of the Sfentoni Cave to the palace at Phaistos we've traveled the ancient roads of the Minoans, visited the Roman baths, seen some of the locales of WWII incursions and other civil defense battles that have provided an overview of the long history of invasions that have helped to shape the landscape and culture ...
... excavated and interpreted by a British man and partially reconstructed for the purposes of showing it to the public. Thousands visit it every year. It is really hard to imagine such an organized and advanced culture as early as 1700 BC. Several Greek people spoke about this site to us and were definitely proud of it!
That same day, we went to the archeological Museum of Crete, where many of the artifacts of Knossos were housed. It is ...