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Nafplion is ridiculously historic and also beautiful.

Nafplion is ridiculously historic – link to album Nafplion was the first capital of Greece after the Independence War 1821-1828, and is only a stone’s throw from Mykinis where Agamemnon and others planned the Trojan War, in his Palace past … Continue reading

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Hydra is impossibly beautiful

link to Hydra is impossibly beautiful album Hydra has historically been a fishing and maritime island port, and was an important naval base for the Greeks during the Revolution after 1821. Today it is a holiday getaway for wealthy Athenian

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AN INTERNATIONAL SINGING COMPETITION IN GREECE

The Grand Prix Maria Callas 2009: Koreans show the world how it’s done! Grand Prix Maria Callas We attended several sessions of this big international singing competition, held in Athens every two years: one Heat was at the Athenaeum, just … Continue reading

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Mount Olympus

Mount Olympus link to Enipeas Gorge walk album on Facebook Litohoro is a little town underneath Mt Olympos, frequented by walkers, climbers and some wealthy people who do neither. We were very comfortable in the Pension Papanikolau, run by Martina … Continue reading

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