Retreat in Crete
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
“Hey Neil, I’m looking for a quiet place, beautiful surroundings, warm, with lots of sunshine to write for a couple weeks. Do you know of any place like that there in Crete?”
“My neighbors are looking for someone to cat-sit.”
I threw some T-shirts and the Arizonas in a bag. Brought the laptop connection to the Machine, as well. Staying at the home of new friends David and Juliet, a lovely English couple, hospitable, free spirits, big hearts, and 20-year residents of the Kissamos region on the Isle of Myth.
Between furry feline feedings, I visit old friends on the island, explore new-to-me ruins, and translate my recent French title to English.
The photo is from a hill above Potamida, showing the mountains around Topolia Gorge.