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Sunday, November 28, 2021

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Marc d’Entremont

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An essence of the sea

The sea has fascinated imagination since the beginning of human time. The sea figures significantly in the belief systems of cultures. Perhaps part of...

Savoring windmills in Greece

Of all the treasures in the fabled land of Greece red flags are rarely raised on the subject of saving utilitarian windmills. Yet the...

Honey: by appointment to Olympus

“Something new... honey ... perfumed with a flavor that drove the senses wild with pleasure. It seemed to Hera that when she took a...

Tarpon Springs Greek pride

Fifty-two young men of Tarpon Springs, Florida, identically clad in white T-shirt and shorts, had just sprung from boats into Spring Bayou. Following age-old...

Ten innovative Greek lodgings

The term lodgings denote more than one style of accommodation, and innovative is an artistic expression. Whether on business travel or a road trip...

Fort Roupel: Crossing a border

Fort Roupel, 1914, was in early planning stages along the mountainous border between Greece and Bulgaria when World War I erupted. In the mid-1930’s...

Tripping over history in Thessaloniki

“In Thessaloniki, we live our history.” Sofia Bournatzi Of course, that statement could almost be a cliché if it wasn’t applied to Thessaloniki. It has...

Ο Ντίνος the aromas of Tinos

Gianakis Bay gleamed in the afternoon sun on Tinos Island as I entered the bay front Ο Ντίνος Taverna. As is so common in...

Teotihuacán shrouded by the mist of time

Teotihuacán elicits gasps upon first seeing the towering Pyramid of the Sun at the entrance to this legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then reality...

Meteora: a magical 14th century necessity

The six monasteries of Meteora are justifiably a magnet for tourists. The ascetic Greek Orthodox monks who strove for mystical connection with the divine...

Tripping over Pyrgos on Santorini

When I first saw Pyrgos in 2014 it was late afternoon through swirling fog rolling up 700-foot-high cliffs. The mist hugged the low flat...

Tripping over Greece: Naxos

Greece’s long and turbulent civilization lay scattered throughout the country. It’s as easy to stumble across millenniums old remnants of everyday life in the...

Tinos Food Paths: preserving heritage

The whole idea behind Tinos Food Paths, Giorgos says, is “to keep the chain of knowledge alive from one generation to another.” Soft spoken, young...

Marathia on Tinos: traditional or avant garde?

Marathia Restaurant on Tinos Island aptly proves the superlatives you have heard on the creativity of Greek cuisine and the uncompromising beauty of Cyclades...

Pomegranate, Ermioni, youth intertwined

"Surely Love is a wonderful thing. Pearls and pomegranate cannot buy it...” ~ Oscar Wilde It’s appropriate that an ancient fruit should have a close...

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