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Poseidon's Sanctuary and Death OracleHeading towards southern Peloponnese, the shift from the prefecture of Messenia to that of Laconia is clearly reflected in the landscape. From evergreen hills and picturesque villages built at the shore of a beautiful blue sea to a wild and dominating scenery composed of naked from vegetation mountains, tower-houses built with […]

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Gemista stuffed vegetables served on the plate

Summer on a plate!

Let’s celebrate the first day of summer with one of the most summery recipes! Gemista stuffed vegetables is one of the most colourful and tastiest plates. You can make it all year round, but it is best during the summer, when it is the right season for the vegetables used in the recipe. That of course depends […]

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Antikythera Mechanism, fragment A side 1 The Shipwreck of Antikythera (Greek: Ναυάγιο των Αντικυθήρων), which is estimated to have happened between the 70–50 BC, was hiding a remarkable treasure. Until today, more than 300 items of great archaeological value, dating from the fourth until the first century BC, have been […]

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Served Dolmades

Spring is finally kicking in again and nature around us is starting to gain back its vivid colours! For those of you living in the Northern hemisphere, this is the perfect time to make Dolmades (or Dolmas; in Greek: ντολμάδες) or —in their smaller version— Dolmadakia (Greek: ντολμαδάκια). […]

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The Philosopher of AntikytheraThe Antikythera Shipwreck

A heavy storm more than 2,000 years ago was the cause of a treasure of tremendous archaeological and technological importance to disappear in the deep sea in what is known as the Antikythera Shipwreck (Greek: Ναυάγιο των Αντικυθήρων), where it remained hidden until AD 1900, when another heavy storm became the cause of it to come back to light. But let’s take the story from the… middle! […]

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