Voutimata oder Kekse

Zutaten : 1 Kilo Mehl. 3 Tassen Olivenöl 1 Glas Orangensaft 2 Gläser Zucker 1/2 Teelöffel Zimt 2 Esslöffel Backpulver 1 Esslöffel Soda Vorbereitung Alle Zutaten ausgenommen dem Mehl vermischen, dann fügen Sie das Mehl hinzu und zu einem festen Teig kneten, bei Bedarf Mehl dazugeben, bis der Teig nicht mehr klebt. 30 Minuten im […]

Having lunch with sheppard Andrea

Yesterday I went on a trip up on the Psiloritis mountain to have lunch with sheppard Andreas. He lives in the village Livadia in the Idi mountains and he has been a sheppard for his whole life. He loves being out there in the nature high up in the mountains with his sheep and goats. […]

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 […]