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Today we think about the Australian and New Zealand troops and the Cretan people who became like brothers during difficult times.
Today we remember.
Today we think about people like Geoff Edwards who escaped with the help of the monks at Preveli Monastery onto ships off the south coast of Crete during the Battle of Crete of World War II.
This monument was created by the Monastery as a collaboration after many years of work by many people including Geoff Edwards and Tom Dunbabin.
This monument stands on Monastery grounds, in southern Rethymnon, the aspect looking out from the southern coast of Crete - it is named the 'International Memorial for Resistance and Peace'.
The display features two sculptures of figures, the Abbot of the Preveli Monastery on 1941, Agathangelos Lagouvardos, and a figure of an allied soldier representing the Allied forces of Australia, New Zealand and Britain.
To learn more about the monument and the Monastery of Preveli, Crete, see the link below.
Today we remember the bonds that keep the Aussies and Kiwis and the Cretan people friends.
Seven Eastern Crete Beaches
Lasithi Greece has long held a fascination for me. This summer I decided to spend a week in Lasithi, the easternmost area of Crete. Although Lasithi beaches are not so popular as beaches of west and south Crete, I found them really stunning; the unique Vai beach with its luscious palm forest, Istro with its picturesque surroundings, the beach of Elounda overlooking Spinalonga Island and the exotic Chrissi or Golden Beach.
Planning your next trip to Crete? Visit Plakias Bay or walk along the tracks on the south coast of Crete to see magnificent scenery...
This walk is perfect from spring to autumn or May to October...
Cheap Car Rental Crete - a quality local company with great service and up-front prices, reliable cars and easy booking system, tips for your self-drive holiday in Crete; visit Knossos, Heraklion, Rethymnon and Chania
Take your own path...thanks to Mark Latter for the image...thanks Mark...stay cool...stay wild!
Happy Easter...Καλό Πάσχα! from Anastasi, Apostoli and Katia at We Love Crete
Elafonisi Beach in western Crete is a natural, near pristine beach with pure white sandbars,crystal clear waters and an undeveloped coastline.
Kalimera! My name is Dalius Regelskis and I’m an architect, artist and lecturer of Vilnius Academy of Arts in Lithuania.
I just thought, it would be a good idea to share with you my artwork of Cretan doors, inspired by the amazing beauty of the old towns and villages of Chania and Rethymnon regions:
10 years ago my wife and I visited Crete for the first time and we both fell in love with this wonderful Greek island. Each year we used to visit different places of Crete, while we found Rethymno and realised that this town is definitely our favorite one!
Kalo mina...Καλό μήνα from Anastasi, Apostoli and Katia at We Love Crete
Crete Attractions - get behind the scenes, see the green behind the sea, explore the real Crete, make your visit an authentic look at this unique culture and landscapes full of stunning diverse ecosystems. We supply alternatives to all the most popular things to do in Crete
Hania Crete Tours - explore the west of the island of Crete, Greece on active guided tours or walking tours, see Samaria Gorge, Balos Lagoon or Elafonisi Beach, visit the White Mountains, gorges and beaches
Archanes Hotels, Traditional Villas and Studios - this pretty village is just 14 km from the capital Heraklion and 16 km from Heraklion Airport, making an ideal rural setting for the night of your arrival in Crete, visit Knossos Palace in peace just 7 km from here
Hotels in Sitia Crete - enjoy the east of the island in the seaside town, enjoy cafes, tavernas and restaurants down by the bay, and visit surrounding beaches