The gorges of West Crete - a photo gallery - Page 2

This page shows photos of the gorge of Agia Irini followed by photos of the gorge of Aradena.

 

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  • The gorge of Figou is a branch of the gorge of Agia Irini that leads to the plateau of Omalos. The climb can be quite steep at times.
  • Most of the path through the gorge of Agia Irini is quite well built and maintained but not always as easy as this part near the beginning of the walk.
  • In the gorge of Agia Irini
  • Plane trees at a rest stop in the gorge of Agia Irini
  • Plane trees at a rest stop in the gorge of Agia Irini
  • Plane trees at a rest stop in the gorge of Agia Irini
  • Early morning sun reaches the valley floor in the gorge of Agia Irini
  • In the gorge of Agia Irini
  • Walkers in the gorge of Agia Irini
  • In the gorge of Agia Irini
  • Roots of a plane tree that have been exposed by flood water in the winter.
  • In the gorge of Agia Irini
  • In the gorge of Agia Irini
  • Planes trees in the gorge of Agia Irini
  • In the upper part of the gorge of Aradena with a view of the bridge
  • In the upper part of the gorge of Aradena with a view of the bridge
  • Negotiating a steep and crumbly part of the path in the gorge of Aradena. The standard walk through thisgorge is much shorter than the walk through the gorge of Samaria but the path is generally a little more difficult as it is far less maintained
  • Late May and June is the best time to walk in the gorge of Aradena because the oleander is in full bloom
  • Late May and June is the best time to walk in the gorge of Aradena because the oleander is in full bloom
  • Late May and June is the best time to walk in the gorge of Aradena because the oleander is in full bloom
  • Late May and June is the best time to walk in the gorge of Aradena because the oleander is in full bloom
  • In the lower part of the gorge of Aradena (near Marmara)
  • In the lower part of the gorge of Aradena (near Marmara)
  • In the lower part of the gorge of Aradena (near Marmara)
  • In the lower part of the gorge of Aradena (near Marmara)
  • View of the gorge of Aradena from the sea
  • View of the gorge of Aradena from the sea with the buildings at Marmara in the foreground
 

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