Cretans also have a tradition of keeping firearms at home, a tradition lasting from the era of resistance against the Ottoman Empire. Nearly every rural household on Crete has at least one unregistered gun. Guns are subject to strict regulation from the Greek government, yet the authorities turn a blind eye, accepting gun possession as their tradition.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
I looked up Crete on Wikipedia because the daughter of my boss is stationed there in the Navy. One curious description: