Sacred Delos July 4th 2012 Set off in the morning for the 30 minute ferry to Delos. This is by far the most sacred island in the Cyclades, and explains why these islands are called the Cyclades in the first place. Delos is at the very center, is the heart of the islands, which therefore surround it in a large circle (they are placed cyclically around Delos). In relation to mythology, this supposedly was the birthplace of Ar ... read more
Europe » Greece » South Aegean » Mykonos Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
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