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The fort of Bourtzi

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As if rising from the sea, the fort of Bourtzi dominates the horizon in front of the port city of Nafplion. Entirely covering the small island of St. Theodore, Bourtzi is a sea fort whose aim was to protect the … Continue reading

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Photo of the week: the spires of Chania

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The city of Chania, in western Crete, was the island’s second largest city during both the Venetian and Ottoman occupations (13th– early 20th century). It even became its capital, from 1850 until the island’s union with Greece. Until the mid … Continue reading