Olympus - exploration at the access in Litochoro

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Olympus - exploration beginning at the access in Litochoro

The Massif of Olympus rises to the south of the Macedonian region of Greece on the border with Thessaly and appears due to the proximity to the Thermaic Gulf, particularly impressive viewed from there.

Plaka - oldest part of Athens below the Acropolis

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Plaka - oldest part of Athens below the Acropolis

Probably every traveler to Greece will visit the capital Athens, especially as the Acropolis is one of the most famous ancient sites on earth.

Athens - The history of urban development in Krekopia

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Athens - The history of urban development in Krekopia

The history of the area of ​​today's city of Athens goes back to about 7500 years BC until the Neolithic period. Around 1300 BC a first Mycenaean palace was built on the Acropolis.

Rentina Castle - Roman Via Egnatia towards Kavala

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Rentina Castle - Roman Via Egnatia towards Kavala

Together with our friends Philip, Micha, John and Anna, we were on the National Road 2 from Perea to Kavala, as Micha at the end of the Volvi Lake drew our attention to the ruins of a fortress, which he, together with Philip, had used earlier as a pitch for their camper.

The hot springs of Eleftheres near Kavala

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The hot springs of Eleftheres near Kavala

Even if the temperatures are rising continuously, one thinks that the many hot springs of Greece have lost their attractiveness during the summer months, one rubs his eyes in amazement when one comes to the springs of Eleftheres.

Kavala - once a major trading center for tobacco

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Kavala - once a major trading center for tobacco

After the Greek-Turkish War in 1922, Greek settlers from Asia Minor also settled in Kavala and established villages in the area where the settlers started cultivating tobacco. By processing and shipping the tobacco, Kavala gained a certain international importance.

Free Hugs - Christmas in Alexandroupoli

Free Hugs - Christmas in Alexandroupoli

After our stopover in Vienna for further preparation of our project "A journey of Intimacy and Culture along Roman Roads" we had travelled along the former Autoput passing Croatia to Morovic (shortly before Belgrade), where we had stayed in a lovely private room rented out via the internet.

Chios - Greek island at the gates of Çeşme

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Chios - Greek island at the gates of Çeşme

For some time now, visiting the Greek island of Chios has been high on my list of places to visit that just need a good reason. My friend Belgin now offered this reason, who suggested a short relaxation trip to the island of Chios at the weekend after a stressful work week.

Lesvos and the refugees - the other side of the coin?

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Lesvos and the refugees - the other side of the coin?

Everyone probably still remembers the images that went around the world from Lesvos during the first refugee crisis. We will not renew these images in our heads, not even here in the travel portal in the News category!

Mithymna on Lesbos - also called Molyvos

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Mithymna on Lesbos - also called Molyvos

During our round trip on the Greek island of Lesbos, our route also led to the north coast of the island of Lesbos to the city of Mithymna, which was already known in ancient times and which today, with its almost 1,670 inhabitants, is often also referred to as Molyvos.

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