Gavdos, an Island at the End of the Continent

Described by Homer as the place where Odysseus shipwrecked on his way back from Troy, Gavdos is a remote island located 45 km (28 miles) from the southern coast of Crete. Closer to Africa than to Athens. It was on Gavdos that the hero was rescued by Calypso, the island’s goddess, who held him prisoner for … Continue reading Gavdos, an Island at the End of the Continent