Tomaten/Zucchinibällchen

Auf dem heutigen Ausflug haben wir Tomatenbällchen und Zucchinibällchen gemacht. Die sind sehr lecker und leicht zu zubereiten. Für beide braucht man eigentlich die gleichen zutaten. Nur ist die Tomate die Hauptzutat in der einen und die Zucchini in der anderen. Zutaten. : 4 Tomaten/Zucchini Die weitere zutaten sind : 2 Zwiebeln, 1 Ei, Minze, […]

Kretischer Käsekuchen

Heute war wieder ein schöner tag in den bergen, und wie die Kretischer Käsekuchen so gut geschmeckt haben, schreibe ich das Rezept hier unten. Zutaten für den Teig : 1 Glas frischer Orangensaft 1 Weinglas Olivenöl 1 Rakiglas raki 1 Kilo Mehl und eine Prise Salz. Zutaten für die Füllung 1 Kilo mizithra Käse 2 […]

The caves in Matala

Matala is a small village at the south side of Crete, where the Lybian sea is, there is a beautiful bay there with a sandy beach. The beach and the caves of Matala are well known all over the world because during the 1960s and ’70s hippies from all over the world lived there. They […]

The mules in the Samaria gorge

A lot of people who come to Crete want to walk the famous Samaria gorge, but not everybody has the strength to walk 16km over rocks and stones and pebbles, starting at a hight of 1200 meter and walking down untill sea level. That is why we have these mules here, they are empty today […]

Archeological museum in Heraklion

The archaeological museum in Heraklion has become one of the best museums in Europe,  the finds of the Minoan civilization exhibited there are beautiful, it is unbelievable what the Minoans could make 4000 years ago, I am amazed at every display again and ag, no matter how many times I see them. The entrance fee […]

The Egyptian lighthouse in the Venetian port of Chania

Although the lighthouse was built during the Venetian occupation we call it an Egyptian lighthouse because it was restored by the Egyptians during their rule on Crete from 1830 until 1840, that’s right, during the Ottoman occupation.  It was the Protocol of England that granted Crete to Mehmet Ali who was Regent of Egypt at […]

Map Rethimnon city walk

We start the walk at the parking place of the busses behind the old Venetian port, we leave the parking place and go to the left until we reach the old Venetian port. We walk through the port until the path turns to the left, we go to the right and after 10 meter we […]

Map Chania city walk

We start the walk at the market hall that is a copy of the market hall of Marseille France. We enter the market hall from the south side and leave it at the north side. Walk down the steps and go to the left, you now walk in the Tsouderon street. After about 100 meter […]

Hiking in the Samaria gorge

When you say to your friends that you go on holidays in Crete they will probably tell you that you should go walk the Samaria gorge!  And I agree, but here is what you should know before you book your excursion to the gorge. The entrance of the Samaria gorge is on a hight of […]

The statue of Antoninus in Gortyna

Antoninus Pius was emperor of the Roman Empire when the Romans had occupied the island of Crete.  That is why you can see his statue on the archeological site of Gortyna.   He never visited Crete but he was a very beloved emperor known for his peacefull way of ruling the whole Roman empire of […]