Postcard from idyllic Kaiafas Lake, Greece

A short drive from Olympia in Ilia. South-West Greece lies lovely Kaiafas Lake, a picturesque mountainous region with thermal springs and pine forests. There is a natural spa with a hot spring fed pool for relaxing in and enjoying the reputed healing properties of natural hydrotherapy. The locals apparently make regular use of it and have long benefitted from the …

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Postcard from Mystical Meteora

Magical, mystical and magnificent, these are all terms that have been used to describe Meteora the monastic city in the rocks. They all fit, they are all appropriate, the city in the sky takes the breath away. It does not really matter how many pictures you may have seen there is nothing that can really prepare you for the first …

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Meteora, Greece – Mystical monastic city in the clouds

Meteora has held a special place in my imagination for as long as I can remember, having seen pictures of it in a now defunct travel magazine. It was whilst sitting in a dentist’s waiting room as a child, the article pictures blew my young mind, capturing my imagination, taking my thoughts off the current situation and leaving a burning …