Monthly Archives: July 2016

Cape Sounion and the Temple of Poseidon

  The Temple of Poseidon holds a commanding position on Cape Sounion, and is most spectacular when the sun sets between the temple’s pillars. It is around 70 kilometres from Athens and a good place to go for an evening … Continue reading

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Corinth Ancient and Modern

Did you know that there is an acropolis in Corinth which was occupied in ancient times as well as more modern ones? Not many tourists can say that they have visited Acrocorinth (Upper Corinth) although the views from it are … Continue reading

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Milos: a little-visited island in the Cyclades

Milos is one of the Cycladic group of islands but it is not as well-known (or visited) as Mykonos, Santorini and Naxos, all of which belong to the same group of islands. This could be because of its mining and … Continue reading

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Perfect Peloponnese

The Peloponnese, in 2016 was named by Lonely Planet as number 1 of the destinations to visit. The Greek newspaper “Ekathimerini” reported this in June 2016. I only hope that this amazing area is not overrun by tourists! I have  … Continue reading

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