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By Zorbabook
13 Aug, 2022

Panagia Kastriani Monastery Kea island

Panagia Kastriani is Kea island, Cyclades patron saint.   Panagia (Virgin Mary) Kastriani monastery is located close to Otzias beach, 12km from Kea Chora. Built on the steep hill of Kastri, in a wonderful natural environment offering an impressive view of the Aegean Sea and Andros island. According to local tradition, around 1700, shepherds found the…
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By The Greek Vibe
2 Aug, 2022

Basil: King of Greek Herbs & Culture

Basil: King of Greek Herbs & Culture In every Greek yard, porch, garden, window sill, outside the door - large or small, stands a proud basil plant. Why do Greeks love their basil so much? Read more at The Greek Vibe here
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