Crete - Understand Crete and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

Crete - Understand Crete and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

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This chapter contains the History, The Cretan Way of Life, Minoan Art & Culture, The Arts, Nature & Wildlife, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Crete guidebook.

All the info you need on everything from history, art and culture to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travel-lers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversa-tions with a handy language guide and glossary.

  • a rundown on the extraordinary art and culture of the Minoans
  • info on rebel songs and Nobel Prize laureates – Crete’s art, literature, music and dance
  • full coverage of how Minoans, Romans, Venetians and Ottomans have shaped this cradle of European civilisation
  • details on the fierce, proud, charming and independent Cretan people and their way of life

Coverage includes: History, The Cretan Way of Life, Minoan Art & Cul-ture, The Arts, Nature & Wildlife, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Language.

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