Postcard Perfect — By christinegarvin on November 21, 2011 at 9:45 am

What could be more magical than the beaches of Greece? This old world country provides a perfect setting for both relaxation and romance. Crete, which is pictured above, offers the largest and most populous island in Greece, and is both significant when it comes to Greece’s economy and cultural heritage.

The first “high culture” civilization in Europe was centered in Crete, whose stories were passed on via the poet Homer. The landscape is as striking as this island’s history, as it is covered in mountain ranges, offers many rivers and gorges, and looks out on the Aegean Sea.

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