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Magic in a hunk of rock

Magic in a hunk of rock

Medieval magic … Monemvasia rises out of the sea. Photo: iStock A millennium of history and life’s simple joys embrace Kate Armstrong on a visit to Monemvasia. Size isn’t everything, as the saying goes. World Heritage-listed Monemvasia, in the southern Peloponnese, is proof of that. Greece’s answer to Spain’s Rock of Gibraltar or France’s Mont […]

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Greece, Rhodes

Rhodes, Greece – the perfect holiday destination

Rhodes, Greece – the perfect holiday destination

The island of Rhodes lies in the south-east corner of the Aegean sea, close to the Turkish mainland. In Greek mythology, the green and lush island of Rhodes, child of the goddess of love, Aphrodite, rose up out of the Aegean Sea as a peace offering to the Greek god of sun, Helios. Helios promptly […]

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