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Greece part 6: Samaria Gorge, National Park of Samaria, Western Crete

As part of our stay in Crete we went to see the Samaria Gorge, one of the longest in Europe. We walked the 16km from start to finish: 13km through the National Park of Samaria and then an additional 3 km to Agia Roumeli from the exit of the National Park. The gorge starts at …

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Greece part 3: The Ammos Hotel, Agii Apostoli, Western Crete, Greece

I found the Ammos Hotel on TripAdvisor when I was looking for a place to stay in Crete. Despite being a geography graduate, but shamefully not knowing anything about the island’s geography (or history for that fact) it was a bit potluck in deciding which end of the island we should stay. In the end …

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