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Cycling in Crete

Cycling in Crete

Guest blog post by Paul Brinkmann I visited Crete the last two Septembers after having spent the previous month in northern Italy road riding every day. Arriving in Crete, I naturally had high expectations with regard to the swimming, beaches, history, local wines, and culinary experiences but few expectations with regard to the road cycling community and terrain. Thanks to “Cretan Wild,” we stayed in the town of Chania, received invaluable information and introductions and after only a few days, all of my expectations were far exceeded. First and foremost, open water swimming in the Mediterranean is quite a treat.

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