Posts Tagged “Skyros Island”

The Celebration of Agios Penteleimonas Church in Skyros Island, Greece

By | November 14, 2012

Maria explains the big celebration of Agios Penteleimonas church in Skyros Island where people gather eating, singing & dancing in the honour of the Saint. Enjoy! For accommodation in Skyros Island visit Maestralia Skyros

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Rakomelo Crete’s Traditional Drink

By | September 26, 2012

It was in Skyros Island that I was introduced to Rakomelo. Rakomelo is a drink from Raki (strong spirit made from grapes) & Meli which is honey in Greek. Raki & meli = Rakomelo! This is a strong clear liquor which contains about 40% alcohol. OPA! The island of Crete is known for their Raki. […]

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Travel Dream – Skyros Island, Greece

By | September 26, 2012

After quite the adventure of arriving to Greece, losing my luggage, flying to Skyros Island, meeting Maria, napping, trying to buy clothes to wear, meeting the Greek yiayia ( Grandma) and exploring the main town of Chora, it was time to go to a taverna to eat. Maria took me to a Greek Tsiporo/Ouzeri taverna […]

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Having Greek Coffee With Maria

By | September 20, 2012

After waking up from a three hour nap from my flight from Toronto to Skyros Island in Greece, the one thing I wanted and wanted BADLY was a coffee! If you are a coffee drinker, you know what I mean. I was so exhausted from my flight over the Atlantic and almost the entire European […]

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Picturesque Chora Town, Skyros Island

By | September 20, 2012

My first stop in my one month travel journey through Greece was to Skyros Island. Skyros Island is located in the middle of the Aegean Sea, and although it looks more geographically apart of the Sporades Island group, it belongs to Evia. To tell you the truth, I don’t care where it belongs, I just […]

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