Cyclades ARCHIVE

2 February 2016
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I took my first steps on Irakleia. I was 9 months old. And for 22 years, I spent my Easter and summer holidays there. For me, Irakleia is spring, it’s summer, it’s … ‘I arrive on the island and it’s time to take off my watch, turn off the switch. I am free.’ Irakleia is ...

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1 January 2016
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It rose from the sea on the command of Apollo himself, when the Argonauts were in peril crossing the Aegean Sea. Its name is Anafi. It’s a small Cycladic island, east of Santorini. A hospitable, little island with only one hamlet – Hora – and a harbor, Saint Nikolas. Your heart skips a beat with ...

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1 January 2016
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Thanks to my Mediterranean roots, born in Cyprus and raised in Greece, l have always been one of those people that was attracted by our heritage and wanted to delve deeper into it: how ancient societies were formed, what cultural elements did the Greek city-states share, and how Greek philosophy has managed to exercise such ...

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12 December 2015
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The car screeched to a standstill. It had to be on the back seat. No, it wasn’t there. ‘You didn’t leave it hanging on the back of your chair up in that last village, did you?’ Alex asked. You know that heart-sinking moment when you realise something to be true? My laptop, containing all my work notes, ...

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9 September 2015
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Where are you right now? At your desk at work, having a sneaky search of the internet? Perhaps you’re commuting? Or maybe you’re just at home, putting off those chores one more time? Wherever you are, you should know one thing: Greece’s famous summer is happening right now. We want to change that, which is ...

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