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Thessaloniki

‘Thessaloniki has beauty, chaos, history and culture, and wonderful sea views’. This statement from Lonely Planet is very true about this city. It is a city of contrasts where old and new cohabit wonderfully. Second city in Greece and capital of Macedonia, Thessaloniki is very proud of its past. This …

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Mount Athos

  I have always been fascinated by Mount Athos. The only way I can see this place as a woman is from a cruise boat. Our boat cruise started in a small port of Ouranoupoli (a two-hour drive from Thessaloniki). Another sign promoting Macedonia as part of Greece. The statue …

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Meteora

Hello from one of the most amazing places on earth, Meteora! Today, with my travel companion Joanna, we took a day trip from Thessaloniki to see this amazing place. It would have been even better to take a two day trip to see more and to hike in the area. …

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Crete: Chania and Rethymno

Toaday I would like to invite you to visit two beautiful Venetian towns: Chania and Rethymno. Both towns have a Venetian Harbour, fortress, old churches, mosques and synagogues. They attract thousands of tourists with their restaurants, narrow streets cute shops and many other attractions. Chania One of the main cities, …

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Crete: Heraklion

Hello from Crete! This ferry boat took us from Santorini to Heraklion (Iraklio) in 2.5 hours. Crete is a great destination to explore some of the most fascinating stories of antiquity, to see its mountainous landscapes and rocky coasts. Venetian fortresses, Turkish mosques and Byzantine churches bring history alive in …

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Santorini: from Fira to Imerovigli

Hello from Fira again. Today I would like to invite you for a walk along the rim of the caldera. The population of Fira is around 2000, and the town sprawls north and merges into two more villages: Firostefani and Imerovigli, located on the highest point of the caldera edge. …

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Santorini: Oia

Oia is a gorgeous town located 10 km north of Fira. Oia is a paradise for fotographers. No matter what kind of camera you have, no matter how good are your skills, your pictures from Oia will be amazing because of the beauty of this town and its surroundings. We …

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Santorini: Fira

Hello from Santorini. We took a flight from Athens to Fira, the main town on this little island. Santorini is  very spectacular with its white buildings, narrow streets and amazing views from the caldera. The churches are also white with their characteristic dark blue cupolas. The island group of Santorini …

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Our first day in Athens

Hello from Athens. This summer, together with my friend Joanna,  we will explore Greece. We started the day with a very long walk around the Acropolis, visited a very interesting museum and participated in a political demonstration.  Sunday in this Orthodox country begins with a liturgy in one of their …

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