After spending Christmas camping three years in a row new circumstances led me to spend the holiday season in Greece.
Not first time in Greece but a first in Athens, so despite cold, wet and windy weather I had to make a tour of Acropolis on 23rd of Dec. Which turned out great as the number of other tourists were limited, so one could enjoy the peace and beauty of the place.
A short 50 minute flight took me to Crete – I had hope this meant better weather since it is further south, but I came and went with rain.
I visited Crete in 1999 – I don’t think much has changed. But this time I got to see other things as I was not going to hit the beach this time round. Instead I spend Christmas with friends in Chania. We went for drives to small villages in the mountains and to the ancients site of A