GREECE: Crete / Creta
23 images Created 10 Apr 2012
View Tom Dempsey's images of the island of Crete (in Greece, Europe) including: Rowboat on emerald green Mediterranean Sea. Samaria Gorge and Mount Gingilos in the Lefka Ori (White Mountains). Minoan Knossos archeological site (associated with the Labyrinth and Minotaur of Greek mythology) near Heraklion (Iraklion). Copy of bull leaping fresco art and women carrying urns from 1500 BC Knossos. Venetian Fortress and Old Harbor boats at Heraklion. Mosque of the Janissaries and Venetian Lighthouse in Old Harbor of Hania (Chania). Dragon arum flower and fruits (Dracunculus vulgaris, also called dragonwort, dragon lily, or voodoo lily).