You’ve just spent/ the most sun-soaked, luxurious, tastebud-tantalizing week on a Greek island, enjoying the peaceful coves, ancient temples, and vibrant restaurants, and coming home each evening to find your apartment pristine and inviting. Hosts on holiday can take many forms: from hands-off hoteliers to local fountains of advice; generous waiters to knowledgeable guides. Often
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Unfortunately lots of dogs and cats are getting poisoned on Aegina, although it's against the law and totally unhuman! Although local authorities are aware of this situation, too little has been done to stop these practices, the killers are still around! Please read the text below to prepare yourself to save an animal in case
Aegina, which is one Greece’s Saronic Islands, is dubbed the Pistachio Island because of the numerous pistachio trees that you can see practically everywhere. This lovely island is also famous for its centuries-old Doric Temple or better known as the Temple of Aphaea, which is dedicated to the Greek Goddess, Aphaea. If you desire to
Walking guide to 42 Greek islands (1987) © Gerald Ephraim Nektarios Thompson, Mesagros, Aegina, Greece, 2014. Transcription by David Royle, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England. First Edition: 15 March 2014. CLICK HERE to read the walking guide online CLICK HERE to download the PDF Gerald Thompson was born in 1933 in the Northern English industrial town
Greek TV cook Vasilis Kallidis did visit with his programme Nostimi Gi Aegina island last February. He cooked on various locations. The programme was broadcasted on Sunday 23th of March on Alpha Channel. On top of this page you see the trailer of the programme. CLICK HERE to see Nostimi Gi on Aegina (full programme)
“Kleidona” in Homer meant something unknowable, but later on came to mean a form of divination. As a custom, it derives from ancient Greece and the wild Dionysiac festivals and it is mentioned in Byzantine chronicles. Recently in Aegina the custom was revived after many years: “For the older ones to remember, and the younger