April 13, 2018

Food for Satyrs

shepherd's hut

Our Food for Satyrs adventure yesterday started off on a misty, but warm morning. We got our first inkling of what was to come when we stopped at a little marsh close to our final destination. There was still too much water and mud to go into the marsh proper, but the sight of some seriously big orchids (Anacamptis laxiflora) standing among the reeds gave us every reason to get excited. A little detour via the wonderful Kafenion in Kissos for some much needed caffeine took us up onto the plateau where we were greeted with a sea of colour and movement. The fields full of long grass and thousands…

April 10, 2018

Hello World!

2018 sure is proving to be a year of change. This is the latest one, Hidden Crete’s very own blog, so we say: “Hello World!”. Hidden Crete is a new, innovative program by Ballos Travel Agency based in Georgioupolis. With this program we aim to offer visitors to the island a different experience from the standard beach – taverna – organised tour routine. Crete has so much more to offer, and through the Hidden Crete program we intend to make the “other Crete” available to those who want a different experience. Rather than concentrating on the over-used tourist hot spots of the island, the Hidden Crete program concentrates on the…