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Much of Greece at Increased Risk of Wildfires on Wednesday

Much of Greece is at a "very high" risk of wildfires on Wednesday, according to an announcement by government officials. Authorities stated that much of...

Harsh Lessons from the Ancient Greek City-State of Sparta

The long and (mostly) illustrious history of the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta defines the word "legendary." Going beyond truth, it has merged with...

Seventy-three Migrants in Damaged Boat Rescued Off Greece’s Western Coast

Greek authorities announced that a damaged boat filled with 73 migrants and two alleged migrant smugglers was rescued off the coast of the island...

July 25, 1893: Corinth Canal Inaugurated in Greece

July 25, 1893, marks the day of the inauguration of the Corinth Canal, one of the most important infrastructure works of the modern Greek...

Porto Hydra: Greece’s Majestic Little Venice

Some call it Greece's Miami; others call it a small Venice. But whatever one wants to call it, Porto Hydra is a majestic place,...

Methoni and Koroni, Two Majestic Seaside Castle Towns in Greece

Two Venetian castles, countless pristine sandy beaches, and lush landscapes are only a few of the many attractions of the southwestern tip of the...
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Greece’s Little-Known Desert Captured on Drone Video

An arid piece of land in the north-western Peloponnese has been dubbed the "Greek Desert" for its sand dunes and relative lack of vegetation. Located...

Odontotos: Greece’s Amazing Cog Railway of the Peloponnese

People in many mountainous countries in Europe and beyond are used to cog, or "rack," railways, trains which have been technically altered by the...

Cargo Ship Adrift off Peloponnese as Storm ”Hephaestion” Sweeps Across Southern Greece

A large cargo ship flying the flag of the Marshall Islands has been drifting and completely unable to maneuver off Cape Maleas in the...

Pavlopetri, Greece’s Most Ancient Underwater City (video)

Pavlopetri (or "Paulopetri") is a small islet off the coast of Laconia in the southern Peloponnese, where ancient history meets the endless blue of...
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Exploring Nafplion, the First Capital of Modern Greece

Known by almost every Greek citizen as the first capital city of modern Greece, but inexplicably remaining relatively unknown to the rest of the...

Historic Dimitsana, The Pride of Greece’s Arcadia Region

Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in the Peloponnesian district of Arcadia, southern Greece, just three hours by automobile from Athens. The picturesque...

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