Crete: Discovering the 'Great Island' (Paperback)

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Crete: Discovering the 'Great Island' (Paperback)


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Crete is a major travel destination with two million visitors per year. This guide is the product of a long summer the author spent living in a crumbling Venetian tower, explorer every inch of the island for future travelers. Packed with history, myth and travelogue, this should be an indispensable guide for all travelers to Crete. Included inside are maps and detailed itineraries that cover all the must-see cities, palaces, churches and places of historical and cultural significance on the island.

John Freely joined the US Navy at the age of seventeen, serving with a commando unit in Burma and China during the last year of World War II. He is author of The Western Shores of Turkey (Tauris Parke Paperbacks), Strolling Through Athens (also Tauris Parke Paperbacks), the bestselling Strolling Through Istanbul and The Cyclades (I.B.Tauris).

Product Details ISBN: 9781845116927
ISBN-10: 1845116925
Publisher: Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Publication Date: March 30th, 2008
Pages: 296
Language: English
Series: Tauris Parke Paperbacks