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Crete #2 The beach

Our” beach on the southwestern coast. In the good old days it was a well kept secret among free campers and nudists. We found a lot more textiles this time and most of the campers were gone. 22 more words


#Travel #500px : Fortezza by Aperturix by Aperturix #photography#IFTTT

The Fortezza (Greek: Φορτέτζα, from Italian for “fortress”) is the citadel of the city of Rethymno in Crete, Greece. It was built by the Venetians in the 16th century, and was captured by the Ottomans in 1646. 621 more words


atlantis books, greece

Once upon a time in a land far, far away, one of the most famous bookshops in the world was born. Atlantis Books, located on a busy cobblestone street and down a crumbling staircase, lies Greece’s most iconic destination for book lovers travelling from all over the world. 493 more words


12 Tips from Greece

The article below, advice for Canadians abroad who earn a living from writing, is by Canadian-Greek Kathryn Lukey-Coutsocostas. For over two decades, she has reported on Greece’s local international community in both Athens and Thessaloniki. 829 more words



We were interviewed by a local news station on on first full day in Athens. We’d only been out of our apartment for a couple of hours, long enough to find the Church of the Holy Apostles and tour the Acropolis. 653 more words

Argo to represent Greece!

Today, Greek broadcaster ERT broke their silence and announced that Greek band Argo will be representing the nation in Stockholm in May. Although details are scarce, especially regarding the song, we do know that the band consists of Christina Lachana as lead singer, Maria Venetikidou, Vladimiros Sofianidis, Kostas Topouzis, Illias Kesidis and Alekos Papadopoulos. 62 more words


Side Gate by dgt

Greece – Cyclades Islands – Mykonos – Chora – Panagios Paraportiani Chapel

Panagia Paraportiani (Our Lady of the Side Gate) is the symbol of Mykonos located in the neighbourhood of Kastro. 36 more words

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