The Colors of Greece: First Greek Flag Celebrates 200 Years

When we picture the landscape of Greece, images of Cycladic islands in the heart of the Aegean, with their characteristic whitewashed architecture, blue shutters and taverna chairs, best encapsulate the scene. Indeed, blue and white are the colors we most associate with Greece; cloudless blue skies, the white crests of waves on the horizon, and, … Read more

Crossing 600 years of history at the Kremasti bridge on Lesvos

The arched stone Kremasti bridge spans a stream in bucolic countryside near the town of Agia Paraskevi on Lesvos Walking back centuries: Unlike the other two tourist couples that showed up within moments of our own arrival, we did cross the Kremasti bridge when we got to it. We couldn’t pass up the rare opportunity … Read more