Matala from above by Chania SkyArt
Jul11

Matala from above by Chania SkyArt

Skyart’s drone flew over the beautiful, scenic and historic beach of Matala, South Crete, and highlighted the natural beauty of rocky caves. Let’s not forget that this is the most popular beach of the hippies movement in the 1970s …     Matala is a small seaside village and a famous beach of southern Crete in the prefecture of Heraklion. Their position is on the west coast of Pyrgiotisis province. Matala beach was...

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Venetian Walls of Heraklion
Jan30

Venetian Walls of Heraklion

Venetian Walls and Gates of Heraklion Many centuries ago, Heraklion was considered so important to its Venetian occupiers that they built a set of walls strong enough to withstand a siege that lasted a staggering 21 years and cost the lives of many, many fighters on both sides: Venetians and Cretans on one side, and Turks on the other. Heraklion walls are more than four and a half kilometers in length, and everywhere wide and strongly...

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