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Crete related books

My personal shopping recommendations for a Crete visit

Best guide books Probably the best two guide books in English are The Rough Guide to Crete and the Blue Guide Crete. This last one is getting a little old (8th edition came out in 2010) but as its strong … Continue reading

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Discover Rethymnon… on Foot

The seventh book in the series Discover…on Foot has recently been published. It covers short walks in and around Rethymnon and follows the successful formula of former publications, with good maps, plenty of illustrations and informative text. I think that … Continue reading

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The Cretan Way – A 28-day walk by Luca Gianotti

A long awaited book finally got published last week: “The Cretan Way – A 28-day walk” is the brainchild of Luca Gianotti, an Italian walking guide. Rather than trying to paraphrase what the book is about here is an excerpt … Continue reading

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Sfakia – A history of the region

A new book about the history of the district of Sfakia has just been included in this website’s list of books about Crete. This book offers much more than the history of Sfakia, as it gives an account of Crete … Continue reading

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Maps of Crete

Having just updated my maps page on this web site (especially the French and German versions of the page which were quite out of date) I noticed that most of the Anavasi Editions maps for Crete are now available through … Continue reading

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Discover Almyrida & Kalyves…on foot

I got a nice little walking booklet through the post recently from its author Berend Wolfenbuttel. Latest in a series of booklets on walking in the region of Apokoronas, “Discover Almyrida & Kalyves…on foot” follows a similar same format as … Continue reading

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