Your Crete Personal Pages - The Page of Derek and Sylvia

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Your Crete Personal Pages - The Page of Derek and Sylvia

Name: Derek and Sylvia

Country: Crete

Last visited Crete: August 2001

Crete is special to me because to us is because it is a beautiful island, and the warmth of the people invigorates us.

Favourite restaurants in Crete: Esperidies, Rapaniana far west of Hania [chania], also Palace taverna in Kamisiana, Maleme Taverna on the Beach, all of which are family run, the food is excellent, clean and such friendly atmospheres at all, especially Maleme Taverna where children are concerned.

Favourite accommodation in Crete: Kastalia Apartments, Kamisiana. But I also believe Bluebay apartments, Tavronites. Imperial, Sunny Suites, and Mikes all from Maleme

Favourite beach in Crete: Falasana, Elaphonisi, Paliohora, Stavros Akrotiri,all of which are beautiful And natural.
You have to see in Crete: The Omalos plateau, Samaria Gorge, Visit the old palaces of Knossos, Phestos and many more.

Night Life in Crete: Sample the delights of the main town. To sit in your favourite restaurant or taverna and listen to buzz of music, and people talking while wining and dining the night away, its sheer delight believe us.

Off the beaten path in Crete: Walking amongst the olive groves by yourselves finding the shade when necessary, looking at plant, animal, insect life you will be amazed what you will find. Peace and Tranquility is what you will find. We have...

When in Crete be careful about The local drivers, snakes and scorpions of which we have only seen one snake. Take repellent for the [mozzie] Mosquito.

Transportation: Bus, car, motorbike, all are a must at some time or another.

Cultural Tips: The local traditional food, observe and respect their religion, churches and property. It's an Island of mystery, surrounded by the wonderful blue sea, its mountains and above all is its people that link the real world to the mythology world.

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Additional Comments: This is a true account of the life in Crete as we can put it with the limited space we have. By now some of you may have guessed that we now reside here, which was a dream we had many years ago. We are now starting to build our house so that the three of us can live, the wife, me and our dog Luca, can enjoy the life of the Cretans.

Note by the Webmaster: Here is the older personal page of Derek and Sylvia.

 

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