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Taste of the island   An island cut in half, that is so impressive that makes itself unforgettable; One, can always remember the emerging feelings after the first gaze towards the island’s steep rocks that unfold seductively, like the red-velvet layers of a mouthwatering cake. This strong impression continues on the island: there are people […]

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We are waiting once more in the Blue Star Boat garage, frowning, trying to avoid the earsplitting safety noise that makes the last minutes of our journey seem endless. Then, the door opens and we rush out into the windy port. That’s when the island’s smell surprises me. After a while I get used to […]

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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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