Once the clocks strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, in many parts of the custom of breaking a pomegranate at the front door lives on. It is believed that the pomegranate will bring health, happiness and money for the New Year.
Before you depart you must visit the mainland of Crete island. A mountainous village called Mochos is located almost fifteen minutes from Stalis. In the central square you will find traditional cafes and restaurants. There you will have the chance to taste real cretan food like pork cooked in the oven, stuffed tomatoes, stifado, ntolmadakia etc.
Merry Christmas in Modern Greek Linear B & English!