Crete - Understand & Survival (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Understand Crete, Crete Today, History, the Cretan People, Minoan Art & Culture, Music & Dance, Fine Arts, Literature & Film, Cretan Cuisine, Wildlife & Birdwatching, Survival Guide, Directory, Transport and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Crete guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, culture and wildlife to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide.
- a rundown on history, people and cultural events
- info on Minoan art and culture
- details on wildlife and birdwatching
- full coverage for foodies
Coverage includes: Understand Crete, Crete Today, History - from Myth & the Minoans to the Challenges Ahead, Cretan People: Lifestyle, Family Life, City vs Countryside, Hospitality & Tourism, Multiculturalism, Religion and Women in Society, Minoan Art & Culture: Minoan Society, Pottery, Jewellery & Sculpture, the Famous Frescoes, Religious Symbols and Minoan Writing, Music & Dance: Music, Instruments & Musical Styles, Prominent Musicians and Dance, Fine Arts, Literature & Film: Fine Arts, Byzantine Art, the Cretan School, Contemporary Arts, Literature, Literary Lions, Contemporary Writers and Film, Cretan Cuisine: the Cretan Kitchen, Vegetables, Meat & Fish, Cheese, Drinks, Wine, Raki & Ouzo, Beer, Coffee & Tea, Dining Out, Mezedhes & Salads, Mains, Sweet Treats, Quick Eats, the Cretan Diet, Vegetarians & Vegans, Habits & Customs, and Cooking Courses, Wildlife & Birdwatching: the Land, Wildlife, Animals, Bird Life and Plants, Survival Guide, Directory, Transport and Language.
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