Category Archives: Environment

A long wet winter

My neck of the woods in West Crete has just had one of its wettest winters in memory. This was crowned by a record breaking February. There was already a lot of damage to roads from previous rains in December … Continue reading

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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

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Marchalina Hellenica and the pine forests of Sfakia

Those of you that have been visiting the Lefka Ori of Sfakia and especially if you have been walking from Anopolis towards Mouri and the higher mountain peaks or towards Agios Ioannis and from there in other directions such as … Continue reading

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Crete the next electric power point for northern Europe?

or “The largest green island in the world” ? (as one of the companies given approval to build some of the 1,000 wind turbines across Crete is promoting this project!) The Greek Government has given approval for two wind power … Continue reading

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