Month: June 2011

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Beautiful Elafonisi, or Elofonissi beach in southwestern Crete, at sunset. One of the most famous Greek beaches, its turquoise blue waters and white sand attract many tourists during the summer season.

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Archaeological remains of ancient Greek city of Falasarna or Phalasarna, near Kissmos Kastelli in Crete, Greece which dates to between the 3rd and 4th century BC. Apparently damaged by an earthquake in 365 AD, it was the harbour for nearby the nearby stronghold of Polyrrhenia. The ruins are open for the public to wander around and are near the beautiful Falassarna beach

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Beautiful Falassarna Beach, Crete. Tucked away from most of the tourist traffic, Falasarna is regarded as one of the most beautiful beaches in the Cretan northwest, near Kissamos Kastelli. > iframe {position: absolute;top: 0;left: 0;} _psEmbed("https://davewalshphoto.photoshelter.com");

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The ancient Hellenic city of Polyrinia, Crete. The place name means "many sheep" and it was the most fortified city in ancient Crete

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Knights Hospitaller Fortified Church, Templetown, near Fethard-on-Sea, The Hook Peninsula, Wexford. The land here first was given to the monastic soldiers of the Knights Templar by Henry II, but when they were suppressed in 1307, the land was given to the Knights Hospitaller - who arrived with the Norman Strongbow, and later built this small place of worship.