Iraklion

Iraklion, Greece

Travel Blogs from Iraklion

Iraklion Travel Blogs (31)
Knossos, Iraklion, Greece travel blog

Knossos

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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One of Rick's history topics at high school was the Greek island of Crete which was part of the reason we decided to head out that way. He was very excited to have the opportunity to actually visit a place he had studied, Knossos Palace. Knossos was ...

New Species Found!, Iraklion, Greece travel blog

New Species Found!

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... to fifteen metres thick. We also saw on top of one of the wall's bastions the tomb of Nikos Kazantzakis, a native of Iraklion and author of Zorba the Greek and The Last Temptation of Christ. Sweltering in the mid thirties temperature we decided to ...

Of minotaurs and kings, Iraklion and Knossos, Greece travel blog

Of minotaurs and kings

A travel blog entry by gr8escape

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 (C) THOUGHT OF THE DAY - Wow, who knew?? This place is great! Iraklion - Birthplace of El Greco (Dominikos Theotokopolous, according to the statue in the square) and nearby location of Knossos. We saw both today. Home of the Hotel Mirabello where ...

Meet Crete, Iraklion, Crete, Greece travel blog

Meet Crete

A travel blog entry by cycling_azza

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... Basically beach rolls into small towns then into harsh mountains. I cycled the north coast from Kissamos to Platau Lassithi near Iraklion. Given there are really only two continuous roads on the island, the Old National Road and the New National Road, ...