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Apokries: the road to Lent goes through food


The carnival season of Greece, commonly referred to as Apokries, is the main period of masquerading in the small Mediterranean country. Apokries is essentially the period leading up to Lent and the preparation for Easter. Its very name “Apo-kries” mean “(away) from – meat”; and it’s supposed to be the contrast of Lent that comes… Continue reading →

The Epiphany and the Cretan Fotokoliva


In Christianity, the period starting from the 25th of December, the day of Christmas, till the 5th of January is called the Twelvetide, meaning the twelve days of Christmas. During this festive season period, the annual celebration of the nativity of Jesus Christ takes place, which is concluded with the commemoration of His Baptism in… Continue reading →



Για την έναρξη της σεζόν ο Στέλιος φτάνει στα άκρα! Θα φτάσει όμως και στην Alana;  Μάθε αν άνοιξε το αλεξίπτωτο στην Αλάνα κοντά σου!

Αλάνα Ανανεωμένος χώρος…αναβαθμισμένη εξυπηρέτηση!


  Επιτέλους οι εργασίες ανακαίνισης στην αγαπημένη σας Αλάνα ολοκληρώθηκαν! Το φετινό καλοκαίρι για την ομάδα της Αλάνας ξεκινά σ” έναν ανανεωμένο χώρο στην καρδιά της όμορφης παλιάς πόλης του Ρεθύμνου.

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