November In Crete: A Time For Olives

November in Crete: a time for olives

This month a ritual takes place on the island that dates back thousands of years. From November the olive harvest begins, and the age-old tradition for extracting the year’s olive oil gets underway. Across Crete nets are laid in olive…

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Exploring Apokoronas

Exploring Apokoronas

The region in which Georgioupoli sits is one of the greenest and most fertile areas of Crete.  Extending from the foothills of the White Mountains to the coast, Apokoronas comprises a wide plain with rolling hills, while to the east,…

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