As the most southerly of the Greek islands, the weather is mild enough in winter to make exploration a charm rather than a chore, with temperatures around 14C and plenty of sunshine. We base ourselves in Chania, a 14th-century Venetian harbour-town.
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For most travelers the experiences we remember most vividly are when we connect with locals. Swapping stories with a shop owner. Learning the area's history while trekking with a native guide . Or simply solving the world's problems from atop a stool.
Michael O'Riordan is a Dubai resident who has used Airbnb since 2014 to manage his growing property portfolio in Budapest (Rákóczi Apartment) and Crete (Mikon Studios, Sivas, Crete , Greece). He became a “Superhost” after just six months and uses the.
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The road up from the coast was steep and bumpy. We swerved to avoid weeds, potholes and, at one point, two bearded monks in long black cloaks. They waved jovially as we passed. Then just around the corner we almost collided with herd of cross-looking.
“As I was digging in the periphery, I noticed the tip of this thing,” said Novak, who graduated in the spring. “I tapped on it and it had a metallic sound.” It was a bronze sword, likely from the Hellenic period, fourth-third century B.C.. Novak used.
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Traveling from Athens to Crete in 1939, Henry Miller, the author of bawdy novels, many of them banned in America, flew in an airplane for the first time — an experience he described in “The Colossus of Maroussi,” his exuberant travelogue of a nine.
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Crete from 3000BC to 1400BC. The Minoans' capital, Knossos, was partially (and controversially) reconstructed by early archaeologists, making it unusually accessible to children. Finds from Knossos, such the bizarre Snake Goddess, are displayed at.
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This summer trip was possible due to the Kallins Hellenic Studies Summer Fellowship, a new opportunity for undergraduate and graduate research and travel through the Classics Department at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Novak.