Hania – Photo Journal


View of port from Venetian wall

Isn’t it always the way it goes – you travel the world over to see new things and ignore the possibilities in your own back yard.  And then you have visitors who want more than anything for you to show them around your little piece of the world.  That’s when you discover  new things or experience the old with new eyes.  Such was the case this summer when my “sister” Nicole came for a visit.  She has always been a gracious hostess when I’ve descended on Paris so I was thrilled to have her to pal around with for a week here on Crete.  All in all, I think she would agree, it was a perfect combination of recreation, relaxing and researching.  Besides eating, drinking and sun worshipping we took in many sights around the area.  We strolled around the Roman ruins of Aptera to the hum of the cicadas, had a morning of quiet reflection at a local monastery, spent a couple of days relaxing at my favorite beach town – Paleohora,  and enjoyed a full day in the old port city of Hania shopping and snooping around the beautiful Archeological Museum where we learned more than we needed to know about the ancient civilizations that lived right under our feet.  Nicole’s artistic eye always found the good photograph so this gallery includes many of her shots.  These are only a few of the many interesting sights to see in the area of Hania.

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About Melanie A Crane

Quote: "The best journeys ask questions that in the beginning you never thought to ask." (Anon) Here's my journey: Enjoying my short life on this earth one moment at a time by being intentional with God, family, traveling, cooking, gardening, Colorado living and all the perks that come with it, playing guitar, listening more and talking less. I've discovered that both cooking and travel can be messy at times but the risks can have some amazing results. The same goes for life lived with passion.
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