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Tzitzifes is a small traditional village in the foothills of the White Mountains with beautiful views across the fertile valley of Vrisses. The village is surrounded by trees and has a good local taverna, kafenion and a small grocery store. Traditional Cretan ewes milk cheese is made in the village.
The site is characterised by rocky lands and steep slopes, which are covered by a matorral of daphne (Laurus nobilis), some woodlands of Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens), phryganas (dominated by Sarcopoterium spinosum and Thymus capitatus) and a garrigue with Quercus coccifera (5331 is used to describe tree-spurge formations of Euphorbia dendroides). An the lower altitudes there are cultivated lands, principally olive trees, while vineyards cover a small part of the site.

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  • Copyright: Antonios Krasoudakis (akr) (2)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-04-11
  • Categories: Ruins
  • Exposure: f/3.5, 1/1000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-12-27 12:47
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