I recently returned from Crete. Apart from eating fresh local foods, drinking soft Cretan reds, swimming in the Mediterranean, and chatting with friends, the geological and human history captured my interest.
Crete contains 20-million-year-old muds, silts, limestones, and bits of the 140-million year-old ocean floor that have been cooked, broken and bent.
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