Tag Archives: Samaria Gorge

Treat yourself for a job well done

… continued from the previous post, “Scenic, but dangerous”… We hiked, slipped and slid for 13 km down the trail. We had started high in the White Mountains and dropped 1,250 meters in elevation through the Samaria Gorge to reach … Continue reading

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Scenic, but dangerous

Is it easier to hike in a flat field of boulders than on a steep downhill studded with slippery rocks? We would soon find out. A semi-path wove between the white rocks. By now we’d been on the trail descending … Continue reading

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It’s all downhill

Who doesn’t love scenic places? Mountains. Hiking downhill. Canyons. Beaches. These best characteristics define the Samaria Gorge hike. It sounded too good to be true. So, yes, after a little reading, a few facts surfaced that made us wonder, could … Continue reading

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