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The Poseidonion Grand Hotel in Spetses will attract you even if you are not a guest. It’s elegant, subtle presence mercerizes the walkers of the beautiful island port: Without realizing it, they direct their gaze towards the hotel in order to re-connect with a sense of belonging, in reference to the island. As for the […]

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Most great outdoor ventures start with this really early morning dilemma: should I sleep or should I force myself to go and have fun? A great fishing trip is no exception. When the alarm clock rings it is dark outside; it is chilly even at the end of spring, and one can feel torn between […]

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It’s been almost a week now, that sky here at the islands started taking its seasonal dramatic colours: one continuous alternation of shades, in dialogue with the sea, that starts mid September and really takes off in October and November. During this period, the sky looks so impressive that almost beats the classic Autumn images […]

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Despite of the strong south wind, the moon emerging from the mountains of Naxos makes the evening walkers at Pisso Livadi stop at the drafty yard of Saint Nicholas church to stare at it; they stand still like animals in headlights, pleasantly surprised by the aromas of the old salted cedar trees and the freshness […]

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  I am beginning to write from a cool Athenian yard. One of those hidden suburban yards that is very old Athens –it has lemon trees, a big jasmine plant, iron benches, sleepy cats and way too many clay pots. But the most beautiful thing about this yard isn’t actually in it: it is the […]

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  • Peter Macken17/06/2016 - 2:02 pm

    A lovely written little piece Maria.ReplyCancel

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