Intzedin fortress in Chania Crete is situated between Kalyves and Souda; Intzedin fortress was named after the first born son of the Sultan Abdul Aziz Itzedin. Local authorities ask the protection and restoration of the Intzedin fortress
The Italian sailing ship Americo Vespucci arrived at the Heraklion Port at the 5th of September 2009. The sailing ship Americo Vespucci is one of the most beautiful and bigger sailing ships in the world
Pupils travel free to the new Acropolis Museum with Aegean Airlines. This chance is given to them by Aegean Airlines, offering free transportation to the new Acropolis Museum to pupils from Crete, Corfu, Kefallonia, Santorini and other Greek Islands
The Municipality of Heraklion will be soon taking measures for the stray dogs in the Heraklion area. Stray dogs are either adopted by Heraklion citizens or returned to the areas where they used to live
The Cretan Animal Welfare Group is organizing various events in order to celebrate World Animal Day 2009 in Heraklion Crete.
Earthquakes in Crete are very frequent. The two last earthquakes in Crete were in 2006 and 2009. The epicenter of the 2006 earthquake was bettween Kythera and Crete with a magnitude of 6.9 andthe 2009 earthquake had its epicenter soouth of Heraklion with a magnitude of 6.4 Richter. No serious damages were reported from these two earthquakes in Crete
Exhibition of paintings with motorbikes and cars in Rethymnon. The painter is Konstantinos Kostoulas and among his exhibits were paintings of Harley Davidson models
The Car of Eleftherios Venizelos is exhibited at his house in Chalepa in Chania. Eleftherios Venizelos was a political leader in Greece of the early 20th century and the signs of the assassination attempts against him are visible on his car
In Chania a small feast for free camping was organized by several associations, that denoted that free camping should be legal in Greece
The festival with Georgalidika horses in Kissamos, organized by the Association of Friends of Georgalidika Horses in Western Crete, called Kissamitika.
Greek tequila of Amorgos is a drink that comes from the prickly pears on the island of Amorgos. Mr. Antonis Vekris produces the Greek tequila of Amorgos from prickley pears in small quantities