Kritsayvonne by Yvonne Payne

I’m so lucky to spend nearly half of each year in Kritsa, a village in Crete, Greece; I’d love you to visit my blog so that I can share experiences with you. What I'd really love is your feedback and questions so that it becomes a two way, interactive blog. You'll be very welcome!

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