Egypt, the other homeland
Jan30

Egypt, the other homeland

Egypt, the Other Homeland” witnesses the return, years later, of certain Greeks of Egypt back to the land where they were born and raised. They visit their parents’ home, the family business, their old neighborhood; they search the old Egyptian friends that they left behind. “Egypt, the Other Homeland” will follow them on their journey back in time and space and will trace the old links between the two people, which...

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Piraeus cruise terminal
Jan29

Piraeus cruise terminal

Piraeus cruise port is the biggest Greek seaport and among the largest Mediterranean ones. It offers wide cruise selection – to the Aegean sea, the breathtaking Istanbul, the stunning Ukrainian ports and the mythical Egypt. The cruise ship schedule includes voyages from the spring trough all the fall. Piraeus and Athens have plenty of city tours possibilities. Piraeus cruise terminal Piraeus cruise port is the port near Athens, an...

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Athens on NY Times: 52 Places to Go in 2017
Jan26

Athens on NY Times: 52 Places to Go in 2017

We are glad to see Athesn makes it into NY Times list of 52 places to go in 2017: 52 Places to Go in 2017 As NY Times states, A post-crisis art boom in an ancient capital. Prices have dropped, but the Greek debt crisis has not dampened Athens’s thriving arts scene. Recent years have seen a surge of galleries, collectives and nonprofit art organizations built for leaner times, like Radio Athènes, which hosts pop-up lectures and...

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Delos The Island of Gods, Apollo, Unesco Heritage, Drone
Jan25

Delos The Island of Gods, Apollo, Unesco Heritage, Drone

Birthplace of Apollo. Delos is a Greek island and archaeological site in the Aegean Sea’s Cyclades archipelago, near Mykonos. The mythological birthplace of Apollo, it was a major religious center and port during the 1st millennium B.C. The island’s ruins encompass Doric temples, markets, an amphitheater, houses with mosaics and the iconic Terrace of the Lions statues. Other artifacts are displayed in its Archaeological...

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Great View of Vikos Canyon – Voidomatis River Zagori
Jan23

Great View of Vikos Canyon – Voidomatis River Zagori

Amazing Drone footage of Vikos – Voidomatis River Zagori Greece by samair77 and dji phantom 4 Located 30 km north of Ioannina, the Vikos gorge is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Greece. Its length is around 12 km- or 24 if you also count the Vikaki gorge, beginning next to Monodendri village– while its limestone formations, extending up to a height of 1700 meters, date back to 37- 150 mil. years ago. The...

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Perissa among the top 10 black sand beaches of the world
Jan21

Perissa among the top 10 black sand beaches of the world

According to Brilio.net and its article 10 black sand beaches of the whole world Perissa beach of Santorini ranks fifth. As Brilio states: There are plenty of beaches suitable for an exciting holiday with friends or a romantic lover and each beach has its own uniqueness and beauty. Starting from the waves, rocks, sunset views to the charming white sand. But not all beaches have white sand, you know. Several beaches in the world also...

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Best Beaches on Crete island
Jan16

Best Beaches on Crete island

From the mountainous terrain to the smooth white sand beaches along the shore, Crete has left visitors yearning to return year after year. As the largest island in Greece, Crete has quite a bit to offer travelers. Rugged mountains stretch across the island while olive trees fill the valleys. Visitors often indulge in the local cuisine, long celebrated for its healthy qualities, and embrace the country’s artistic culture by purchasing...

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Τhe metope of the Centauromachy
Jan01

Τhe metope of the Centauromachy

At the south part of Parthenon we find the so-called “Centauromachy”, which was dismantled from the Parthenon on May 15, 2012 by the workshops of the Acropolis Restoration Service. On June 14, 2012 Centauromachy was transfered to the Museum’s sculpture conservation workshop in the Acropolis Museum. Followed by an intensive restoration program in maintenance workshop, which included cleaning of deposits, fixation and...

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