If you are going winter to come to Crete, it is better to plan such a trip under the last days of February – beginning of March. Carnival celebrations are held at this time all over the island, but a large procession traditionally held in Rethymno in the last days before Clean Monday.
February-March here in Crete is the month, which falls on a time of fun and carnival preceding Lent – Apokries. With the help of using diving from a cliff decided to have fun the inhabitants of the town of Agios Nikolaos. Dive they are not just anywhere, but in a fresh-water lake in the centre of the city, now connected with the sea. This lake schitaetsa geological phenomenon, since the bottom of the funnel. So the bottom of the “funnel” is connected with underground freshwater sources, and even now, when the lake was connected with the sea, it still has a fresh water (“sweet”, as they say in Greek).
CARNIVAL PINK BUNNIES
Carnival 2011 will remain in my memory as “Carnival, when the elections were “ and “Carnival pink bunnies”.
Despite the small number of Russian population on our island, we have here, my (albeit very short), the Consulate.
RF presidential elections were organized in Crete on February 26, i.e., a week earlier than in Russia, and coincided with the final festive procession popular Continue reading