Articles by attraction & activity: Physical Activity

On this page you will find all the articles about Loca­tion for out­door phys­i­cal activ­i­ty e.g. climb­ing, walk­ing, or explor­ing

0Crete in 1964

The Inter­net is great for turn­ing up old for­got­ten con­tent, and this is a par­tic­u­lar­ly great exam­ple — a British Pathe video of Crete from 1964. The most strik­ing thing is how much remains the same, espe­cial­ly when vis­it­ing out­side of the peak sea­son.
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0Sarakina Gorge in South East Crete

Just before we set off on our trav­els this year, I noticed a pho­to on face­book, post­ed by a “page” I fol­low called Vis­i­tIer­ape­tra. It was a pho­to of a beau­ti­ful look­ing fresh-water gorge, appar­ent­ly very near to Ier­ape­tra in South-East Crete. Hav­ing vis­it­ed Ier­ape­tra over 20 times and hav­ing friends who live there, I thought I’d prob­a­bly seen all of the local high­lights, but I’d nev­er heard of this gorge. A bit of research on google indi­cat­ed that the gorge wasn’t par­tic­u­lar­ly well known, at least to Eng­lish speak­ers. I gath­ered togeth­er what infor­ma­tion I could and made a vow to find the place.… Read Full Arti­cle