SPINALONGA, (Σπιναλόγκα) The Island of Ghosts

If you ever have the good fortune to visit the island of Crete in Greece, an entire world of adventure and fascinating history will open up to you. Even the Greeks think of Crete as being a different country. I know many countries have different dialects in their language, depending on what part of the country you are from, but Crete even has different dialects in various parts of the island. Read More

Dovecotes of Tinos (ΠΕΡΙΣΤΕΡΙΩΝΕΣ)

In your travels to different countries, one of the most interesting parts of travel is the study of the country’s architecture. This becomes very evident when you see the Dovecotes on the island of Tinos in Greece, and see how they have influenced the architecture of other buildings. When we first visited Tinos, we scarcely knew what a dovecote was. But, I must say, Tinos is the place to go if you want to see a lot of them and learn something about them. Read More