Category Archives: History

Lady of Ro – Kastellorizo

Lady of Ro (Κυρά της Ρω), raised the flag every day for 40 years on the island of Kastellorizo, regardless of the weather, until her death. Despina Achladioti (Δέσποινα Αχλαδιώτη),…

Megalos Peripatos – Update

The first images are coming in as the transformation for the Grand Walk work around major streets of downtown Athens has began. Athens is converting major downtown streets and boulevards,…

The church with no roof

By Thanos Voudouris Come join IAmGreece group in facebook  See also:   St. Theodora of Vasta At the top of Mount Kakavos in Lemnos (elevation 260m), in the northern the Aegean…

Mount Olympus

By Thanos Voudouris Come join IAmGreece group in facebook  See also:    Greece welcomes the world on June 15  | FAQ for the open Mount Olympus is one of the most well…

Dexiosis-Handshake and Covid-19

With the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, medical experts advising us to stop the handshake! But for how long we have to endure not touching other people, friends and relatives? The earlier…

Megalos Peripatos – Grand Walk

Athens will transform major downtown streets and boulevards, about 5 miles worth, to walkways, including the renovation of Omonia Square in downtown. The Great Walk is a major project that will…

Greece From Home

New platform for virtual visits to Greece   The Hellenic Tourism Ministry tourism unveiled a new platform “Greece from Home“, enabling virtual visits to Greece. The platform was developed in…

You speak Greek

The Greek language is one of the richest languages in the world, distinguished by an extensive vocabulary. In the past, the Guinness Book of Records ranked the Greek language as…

St. Theodora of Vasta

Near the village of Vasta in the Peloponnese, there is a miraculous site of the St. Theodora chapel. Miraculous because the old chapel has 17 enormous holly and maple trees…

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