Crete by swo8 Blues Jazz from the album Efharisto in iTunes

We were in Rhodes for about a week then we decided to fly on to Crete. Greece consists of a peninsula and about some 1400 islands, 169 of them are inhabited. You could spend a life time exploring the islands and never see it all. To cut to the chase, we choice the two most important islands, Rhodes and Crete. Rhodes is the largest island of the Dodecanese and the Minoans and Mycenaeans had outposts there. Crete, Greece’s most southernly and largest island, is known for its Minoan civilization. The bull was considered sacred and it became a custom for the Minoan girls to jump the bull. Bull jumping was probably performed during religious ceremonies. There’s a famous bull leaping fresco in Crete found in the walls of Knossos. It’s also the first thing you see of this video. I must admit I had a bit of fun with this video.

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