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palaios panteleimonas

Palaios Panteleimonas

Palaios Panteleimonas is one of the most traditional villages in Greece. Close to Katerini and 110km away from Thessaloniki, the place is a nice getaway and an ideal destination for every season. The settlement was built at the roots of Mountain Olympus in Macedonia, Greece at an altitude of 500 meters. It was abandoned in …

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Rhodes Island - Greece

Rhodes

Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and, as a result, is the capital and the administrative center.  The island formally joined the Kingdom of Greece on 7 March 1948. Its nickname is “The Island of the Knights,” due to the monuments left by the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem, who once conquered …

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ote tower -Thessaloniki

OTE Tower, Thessaloniki

OTE Tower is the second more recognizable tower in Thessaloniki (after the White Tower, which is the symbol of the city) and is located in the center of the city, inside the International Exhibition and Congress Center. It was designed by architect Alexandros Anastasiadis in 1966 and is the only building in Greece with a …

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fragma aliakmona veria

Fragma Aliakmona, Veria

The barrage of the river Aliakmonas (which is the longest river in Greece) is located about 8 kilometers away from the city of Veria, outside of the village of Saint Barbara. The barrage was constructed in 1985 and, as a result, a beautiful artificial lake was created.  On one side of the road, there is …

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El Greco - portrait of a man

El Greco – Domenicos Theotokopoulos

Domenikos Theotokopoulos, other wise known as “El Greco” due to his Greek heritage, was a popular Greek painter, sculptor, and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. He was a master of post-Byzantine art by the age of 26, when he traveled to Venice, and later Rome, where he opened his first workshop. Unlike other artists, El …

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Possidi - Halkidiki sunset

Fire sunset in Possidi Halkidiki

It started as a regular afternoon in one of the most beautiful beaches in Possidi Halkidiki and probably Greece too. Aigiopelagitika beach in the Kassandra peninsula, offers one of the most amazing sunsets in Greece. I will even dare to compare it to the famous sunsets of Santorini. I am so lucky that I can …

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Sunrise in Polichrono Chalkidiki

A beautiful sunrise in Polichrono – Chalkidiki

Last night I had no sleep, thanks to a late coffee at the beach (remember never to do that again – but it’s hard to avoid that in Greece 🙂 ) So the sunrise found me sleepless, but nevertheless eager for the day to come. So I decided to take a stroll with my amazing …

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