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During the three hundred-mile walk he tackled four mountain ranges and the numerous gorges of the West. Speaking only basic Greek and following a poorly marked path, he relied on his instincts to guide him through shepherding country where villages are few and each night's accommodation uncertain.
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The result is a book that beautifully evokes a Crete few ever encounter, rugged, perilous, hospitable and charming. Travel Nonfiction.
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The accounts of interaction with the local population give an interesting insight into the Cretan mindset. A definitive guide for anyone contemplating doing any or all of the things in the title. The author also has a website livingincrete. The Island by Victoria Hislop.
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It is one of the achievements of this thoughtful novel that it presents the lives of the island's inhabitants with such empathy. Antony Beevor is a highly regarded military historian, and this book is widely regarded as the definitive one on the subject. The author gives an objective account of the mistakes that were made. George's personal account of his life as a message carrier for the Cretan resistance, from the German invasion up until the liberation.
The Golden Step: A Walk through the Heart of Crete (Armchair Traveller)
View eBook. Christopher Somerville. Haus Publishing , May 22, - Travel - pages. For Somerville this was a kind of pilgrimage, a journey unlike any he had undertaken in 20 years of travel-writing.
It was an expedition where he traded the usual comforts and certainties for a real physical and mental challenge, with no mobile phone or other technological aids.