A man is seized from his afternoon drink at the Café Sport by two agents of the Regime—though what exactly he is suspected of we do not know, and neither, apparently, does he.
What follows is a journey by car toward Special Branch Headquarters, and the interrogation that undoubtedly awaits him th..
The Greek island of Amorgos is thought to have been named after amorgis, a rare type of flax that grows on its craggy mountains and was used in ancient times to produce the thread with which its much-coveted chitons (tunics) were made.
Even its name reveals the importance of the flora on this isl..
Do you consider yourself being a voyager and not just a tourist? Join us then, for a different tour in Meteora. The parts of Meteora that belong to the rocks and to monks can take visitors breath away with their grandeur. Trekking along the suggested routes, you will be able to find out for yourselv..
Eager to flee the parochialism of her French upbringing, and a painful family past, the young and beautiful Marina falls in love with a seductive Greek sea-captain she meets at the port of Rouen. She follows him to the Aegean island of Syros to begin a new life as a married woman in the home of her ..
It has been called the ‘age of revolution’. The white heat of it came in the decades either side of the year 1800. But it lasted a full century: from the American Declaration of Independence in 1776 to the great national ‘unifications’ of Germany and Italy during the 1860s. Right in the middle of th..
Εmbark on a thrilling exploration of the world’s most exciting, magnificent, and diverse walking trails and hiking destinations. Besides the better-known paths, The Hidden Tracks will also highlight some of the more out-of-the-way gems—be it an expedition on the other side of the world or a day’s hi..
The White Mountains, Psiloritis and Lassithi Mountains
Guidebook of walking routes in Crete's mountains, covering the Lefka Ori (White Mountains), Mount Ida (the Psiloritis range), the Lassithi mountains and E4 trail. The 87 walks are graded, and range between 2 and 28km with various longer options..
A Guide to Hidden, Picturesque Locations along the Cretan Coastline
This guidebook is the result of many "expeditions" across the island of Crete, which the authors went on in their quest to find the island's secret beaches: sites that are almost "hidden" or which can be reached often only on foo..
A wealthy count on his deathbed, his libertine nephew, an upstanding young clerk, and a scheming notary who stops at nothing to protect his daughter make The Notary an iconic tale of suspense and intrigue, love and murder. The classic work of Alexandros Rangavis, The Notary, a mystery set on the isl..
Take a journey through every country in the world. 850 images. 230 countries. One complete picture.
With details of every United Nations-approved country in the world, and a few more principalities and dependencies besides, Lonely Planet’s Travel Book is the ultimate introduction to a world of tr..
Monocle reports from around the globe in print, on radio, and online. As its editors and correspondents dart from city to city they get to know the best places to rest their heads, stretch their limbs, and kick back with a contact in a hard-to-find cocktail bar. That information is now available in ..
The Peloponnese and Pindos WayGuidebook describes challenging treks in the mountains of Greece, traversing the Pindhos Range, near Athens, and the Peloponnese, plus a handful of shorter routes including Mount Olympus. The treks demand a high level of commitment and fitness due to their remoteness an..