Monthly Archives: April 2014

Finally!

I just received the news today that the Minoan gallery of the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion will open on the 6th of May. Having seen the other galleries when they re-opened after renovations that lasted 7 years I think that … Continue reading






Posted in Places, Tourism | Leave a comment

Late snow

We have had some cold weather and rain in the last couple of days. Not so good for the first tourists of the 2014 season but it’s really good to have some late rain. We even had some fresh snow … Continue reading






Posted in Environment, Weather in Crete | Leave a comment

Flower of the month | April | Tulipa saxatilis

As the weather warms up spring flowers start appearing higher up in the hills. One of the most impressive displays (if you can catch it at just the right time) is the flowering of Tulipa saxatilis (also known as Tulipa … Continue reading






Posted in Flowers | Leave a comment