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My Family and Other Disasters - Injuries

“Corfu is spectacularly beautiful. The mountain spine that runs down the centre means its core is still rugged and wild. The lower slopes are clad with olive groves and cypresses leaning towards the sea. 1,035 more words

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Entrance Tickets - Corfu Fortress

Corfu town has not one but two fortresses so we set about visiting both of them.

We stared with the Old Venetian Fortress set on a high piece of ground and with two towers, one to protect the town from the sea and the other from the land. 636 more words

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Corfu, My Family and Other Disasters - Saint Spyridon

He lies in hibernating stillness in his richly wrought casket, whose outer shell of silver is permanently clouded by the breath of the faithful who stoop to kiss it”  –  751 more words

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