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Hiking Spectacular Samaria Gorge on the Island of Crete

Hiking jaw-dropping Samaria gorge is extremely popular, and it is easy to see why as it takes visitors through a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Crete's Samaria Gorge Opens to Public on May 1

Samaria Gorge in Crete will open for visitors on May 1, the local authorities have confirmed. According to an announcement, the forestry agency has taken all necessary precautions to protect the ecosystem. It said while Samaria Gorge is a unique ecosystem...

Loving Dad Carries Disabled Daughter on His Back in Samaria Gorge (photos)

A local man captured on camera the extraordinary story of a Greek American and his disabled daughter as they struggled to cross the imposing Samaria Gorge in Crete. Manolis Papadakis came across the two strangers, Manolis and Sophia, at the...

American Students Getting to Know Greece

The University of Washington in Seattle has launched an original summer program in recent years, highlighting the beauty of Greece. The program was the idea of professor Stergios Fotopoulos who has been teaching statistics at the university since 1985. Every...

Hikers Trapped in Samaria Gorge, Crete, Due to Extreme Weather

Several hikers were trapped in the Samaria gorge in Crete on Tuesday when the river that crosses the National Park overflowed, making it impossible and dangerous to cross the gorge. The gorge guards were immediately notified and mobilized in order to help the...

The Greek Islands' Most Stunning Locations

By Cliff Blaylock The Greek Islands play host to a wide variety of incredible locations. However, with so many things to see, what should you make the top of your priorities? Santorini Around 1500B.C, the island goers of Santorini experienced a devastating...

Crete: Top Destination in Europe for Australians

Australians placed the Greek island of Crete on the top of European island destinations. According to the country's most popular travel website, traveller.com.au, a close associate of TripAdvisor, the most beautiful island in Europe is Crete, which is the “is both...

Twice as Many Visitors to Crete's Samaria Gorge

According to Greek media, the number of tourists to visit Samaria Gorge this year has dοubled since last April. Samaria Gorge, in Crete, has been a national park since 1962, mainly due to the presence of kri-kri goats, which are restricted...

Rediscover Greece Canyoning

Most advertisement and tourism campaigns have promoted and praised Greece for many years as a Mediterranean country of marvelous beaches, crystal clear waters, warm sunny days and breathtaking landscapes by the sea. But this is only one side of...