Posts Tagged “Skyros”

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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Best View in Skyros, Greece : Agios Penteleimonas

By | November 1, 2012

Elaine Sarantakos — Travel Host/Online Social Media Girl Here I am at one of the best scenic views of Skyros Island from the top of a hill where Agios Penteleimonas church is. From this picturesque view you can see Pefkos Bay and the Port/Limani of Skyros Island. I thought I was apart of a travel […]

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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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Travel Skyros Island, Greece – Flights Starting at 9 Euro with Aegean Airlines

By | July 6, 2012

I am going to SKYROS Island as my first destination when I arrive in Greece & I am sooooooo excited!! Skyros is is apart of the Sporades Island group. (Think of the movie Mama Mia, which was filmed on the island of Skopelos just to the left on Skyros!) Besides exploring it’s beautiful landscapes, it […]

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