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Zakynthos videos - YouTube!

We know that many of you love hearing about what is happening on the island, and you all especially enjoy seeing the wonderful pictures posted by the admin team and group members. 175 more words


Greek Name Days - February

As we welcome February we also welcome a new list of Greek name days. As mentioned in our January Greek Name Day post, we will be posting a list of all the names who will be celebrating each month. 524 more words



As we all know Zakynthos is very well known for its flowers, one that always attracted my attention this time of the year is what we call Manousakia (Narkissos daffodil). 574 more words


Greek Name Days - Xronia Polla!

There are many traditions in Greece, relating to festivals, food and culture. One of them is Greek Name Day.

In Greek Orthodox Tradition each day of the year is dedicated to a martyr or saint, renowned throughout the Greek Orthodox religion.  599 more words


Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Homer - Book XXII of The Odyssey

Aloha Promises Forever has previously discussed both The Odyssey as well as Homer.  These materials should be reviewed for further information.  With respect to today’s reading, please see below. 117 more words

Thought For The Day

A Zakynthian in the most notorious weather conditions on a mountain far away!

Dimitrios Fragkogiannis, a young man on a mission and making Zakynthians proud of his achievement.

So, just where is this Zakynthian?

Kala Patthar, meaning ‘black rock’ in Nepali and Hindi, a notable  landmark located on the south ridge of Pumori in the Nepalese Himalayas above Gorakshep.   341 more words


Sailing the Ionian Sea

I grew up far away from the sea.

My parents were very overprotective but I guess that wasn’t enough to reshape my adventurous personality.

I’m an explorer at heart and so is Captain Fox who didn’t stop believing in me even for one moment (mainy due to the lack of more suitable candidates for the co-skipper position). 188 more words