Crete, Greece, 12 October 2018.
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Venetian Harbour and the Koules Fortress. (First night in Crete).
An ancient building below our hotel room, with the roof in need of repair.
An old ruined boat fenced off beside the harbour.
Large pithoi (storage jars), South Propylæum, Postpalatial Period (1450-1100BC).
Octopus fresco, in situ.
The Throne Room.
Surprisingly, it’s an elaborate jug.
Heraklion Archaeological Museum.
The “Snake Goddess”.
Large jars with impressive decorations.
Burial in a wide-mouthed Pithos. Neopalatial period 1700-1450BC.
The Orthodox Church of Agia Fotini.
House B in Block Beta, Palaikastro Minoan Town.
Minoan Palace of Zakros.
Rear of Lustral Basin with base for a column.
Nisida Kafali and Nisida Kavallos.
Paralia Mazida Amnos.
A couple exploring the historic caves of Matala.
Section of Citadel wall, Acropolis of Gortyn.
Church of St Titus in Gortyn, from the Acropolis.
Largest remaining citadel wall, Gortyn Acropolis.
Landscape with ruins and olive trees from Gortyn Acropolis.
The church is especially striking in monochrome.
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