Crete on Film

Last September I spent a few days on the Greek island of Crete. I did a pretty extensive write up of it back then (click here) but never got around to putting all my video footage together, mostly because I simply forgot about it, and partly because I wanted to forget about it. My coworkers…

Crete Day 4 – The Last of Greece

Day four was going to be our last vacation day with a late night flight back to Wrocław, Poland. We decided to spend it as much as possible soaking in the hot Cretan sun before facing the harsh reality of a Polish autumn back at home. After packing up we drove toward the airport and…

Crete Day 3 – Samaria Gorge

Samaria Gorge is a national park and a World’s Biosphere Reserve located some 38km’s south of Chania. The hike down the gorge is an all day event starting with an hour bus ride from Chania to Omalos. Busses leave at 7:45am sharp, and we had to make sure we got their with plenty of time…

Crete Day 2 – Chania & Balos

We had originally hoped to do some hiking on our second day on the island but neither of us wanted to wake up on time for the bus and we decided to tour the city of Chania instead. Chania is Crete’s second largest city and the capital of the western Chania district. It also happens…

Crete Day 1 – Elafonissi

With an evening flight to Chania, a car rental, and a half hour drive to our hotel, it was just short of midnight when we sat down to a late night snack and a pitcher of red wine. That is why I won’t call that day one, but will instead reserve that title to a…