Week 42 in Greece September 21st 2009 Our trip to Kythira Island.
6th September. We leave from Nea Epivates , about a 15 minute walk away from Mama’s house at 6.30am and the bus carrying the group of 34 people heads towards Athens. After skirting Athens, we stopped at Corinth to see the Isthmus Canal- the canal near Corinthos allowing shipping to go from the Ionian to the Aegean Sea without having to go “the long way round”; w ... read more
Europe » Greece » Central Macedonia » Thessaloniki 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