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Central Greece

Lamia, through the eyes of a local.

  With this post I aim to underline the existent beauty in places one wouldn’t expect to find it. I am planning to talk about  my home town, Lamia. The heavy weight of the history, local heroes and remarkable people that come from the capital of Fthiotis region can definitely create high expectations to the […]

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From Athens, with love

    I was planning to write about another topic altogether this week and then I happened upon a Facebook video that filled my heart and left me near tears. If you are a traveller who’s been to Greece, and has experienced this culture that values kindness above almost all other virtues, watch this video […]

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The magical landscape of Lake Paralimni

Lake Paralimni is not well known although not far from Athens. We need to leave the highway at the height of Thebes, to discover her charm, hidden behind the hills at the foot of Mount Ptoon. Paralimni is partly formed by the waters of Boeotian Kifissos and Kopaida lake, which was drained in 1930. In […]

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Koryshades

  We visited the historic village of Koryshades with our good friend Rania and her wonderful family who kindly invited us to spend the bank holiday weekend at their cottage in Central Greece. We had such a good time that I hope you don’t mind me sharing the experience. (This is a photo of Velouhi […]

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Meteora

Welcome to Meteora. Located in the middle of the continental part of Greece, meteora is one of the biggest tourist attractions of our country. Their name literally means “hanging” and they are literally breathtaking. They are the second biggest monastery compound in Greece, after Mount Athos in Chalkidiki. The six monasteries are built “hanging” on the […]

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PSAHNA (MESSAPIA) EVOIA

Psahna town are  about 15 km north of Halkida in Evia, which is connected by road with the beach road Chalkida – N. Artaki – Psachna. Formerly the seat of the homonymous community, today is the seat of the municipality Dirfyon – Messapion. 1928 numbered 2.933 inhabitants. In the last census (2001) numbered 5.766 inhabitants. […]

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ISTIAIA

Istiaia is the seat of the municipality of Evia, while prior to 1998 was the capital of the homonymous province of Evia prefecture. Geographically located in the northern part of the island, in the center and green fertile valley, far from the sea 5 km. From the 15th century to the 19th as stated Xirochori. […]

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CHALKIDA

Chalkida is the capital and the main port of the prefecture of Evia region of Central Greece. It is built on both sides of the Strait of Evripos with a bit of lie on the island Evia and the other in Central Greece. In mainland side of the hill of Kanithou stands the castle of […]

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MARMARI KARYSTOY EVOIA

Marmari (Greek: Μαρμάρι, Katharevousa: Μαρμάριον) is a village and a former municipality in Euboea, Greece, in the southeastern end of the island. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Karystos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The Greek National Road 44 (Chalkida – Karystos) runs through Marmari. There are […]

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LIMNI EVOIAS

Limni (Greek: Λίμνη meaning “lake”) is a town and a community in the northwestern part of the island of Euboea, Greece. It is located northwest of Chalkida and southeast of Istiaia. Limni is part of the municipal unit of Elymnioi, and it was the seat of the municipality Elymnioi. Limni had a population of 2,118 […]

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