Voreia Pilsner Beer

Out with the family, off for a walk, then the beach. First it’s the E65, remember to drive in the hard shoulder. Park at the monastery , follow the crazy paving. Stop at the cave, that stalagmite is supposed to be bear, use your imagination. More crazy paving, another monastery…

Αλφα

Driving to a backwater village, on a tip off, in search of quality local honey and olive oil. It’s not like the East of Crete three years ago, where the honey was easy to find. Endless narrow twisting roads, to what feels like the middle of nowhere. Honey and oil procured, it’s…

Brinks Rethymnian Blonde

Up, breakfast, into the car, floor it to Χανιά on the E65, remember to drive in the hard shoulder. Park, thank insert deity here for Google Maps, then off to find the market. People everywhere, produce everywhere, I already hate the place and I’ve not even been here for half…

Cretan Kings Zythos

Too long in the sun, now we’re a bit like a well done lobster. So much for factor thirty. In to the pool to cool off, needing refreshment, water first. Last time we were in Crete, three years ago, we only found craft beer on the last evening, on the way to the airport. This…

Fix Hellas

Up at oh seven hundred, two hours of peace and quiet by the pool reading. Lather up with sun cream, the yellow fireball rising higher in the sky. Slowly inch the lounger round, not quite Sexy Beast territory yet. Daughter appears, there goes the peace and quiet, fluttering off…