2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 38,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there were 11 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 98 posts. There were 8 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 455kb.

The busiest day of the year was January 6th with 334 views. The most popular post that day was Hairy Roads in Crete.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were es.wikipedia.org, ru.wikipedia.org, eventhubs.com, unique-cottages.co.uk, and livingincrete.net.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for joni mitchell, amari valley crete, amari valley, baby owl, and nana mouskouri.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Hairy Roads in Crete December 2009


Matala and Joni Mitchell. February 2008
53 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,


Evans, Knossos and the Minoans – Facts and Forgeries September 2009


Amari Valley – Lotus Land November 2007


Spinalonga – The Island off Crete. February 2008

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