Articles with tag - Theologos

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Published November 8, 2015 5 comments

The weather in May

Since I have been getting tons of mail enquiring about the weather in May on a daily basis, I have decided to try and write something about it, even though it is somewhat difficult to reply to the questions on weather. The month of May and spring in...

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Published November 8, 2015 5 comments

Touring the Thassos island on a bus

If you do not have your own or rent a car on Thassos, you will be able to travel from place to place by buses that go around the island at a precisely determined timetable. These buses do not seem to look like public transport buses in bigger cities...

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A circle around the island, Part 1 1
Published November 8, 2015 no comments

A circle around the island, Part 1

This post started as an idea of a sort of a guidance you could use on your vacation, without too many details or photos… I will write a special post about each of the places I recommend visiting over the next few days. This is just a practical and...

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Published November 24, 2017 3 comments

Mountain road from Theologos to monastery

Every year after the Easter, an icon and a sacred wedge are carried from a small chapel in Theologos to the monastery of St. Archangel Michael. The icon is carried over the mountain, some 20 kilometers away. Traditionally icon follows a large number of islanders. This year's departure was around 14h....

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where to try lamb thassos
Published November 22, 2017 3 comments

Where to try lamb on Thassos?

Besides olives and excelent olive oil, Thassos is well known for it exquisite lamb. Sheeps and lambs are the majority on domestic farms, and that's why lamb and lamb meat offered on the menu in numerous restaurant, are usually from Thassos. Traditionally, the best lamb can be tasted in villages...

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Published October 1, 2018 11 comments

Short course of the Greek language

It must have occurred to you to come to Greece for holidays and to encounter a salesman that doesn't speak English. Fortunately for the past few years, this is an increasingly rare case. Nevertheless, **here are the most basic Greek words that might be of use to you on...

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Published November 8, 2015 2 comments

Important telephone numbers

If you call the numbers in Greece from abroad, you must first enter the exit code (00) and country code for Greece (30), followed by a four-digit or five-digit area code and place in Greece (Thessaloniki in 2310, the Kavala 2510, for Hrisupoli 25910 , and of Thassos 25930),...

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Climate on the Thassos during the winter 2
Published November 8, 2015 2 comments

Climate on the Thassos during the winter

Last night a strong wind was blowing, and today it is raining, the room was dark and gray outside. As I write, I look at how a windows on the roof catch rain. During the winter, there is usually no rain, the temperature goes down to zero, rarely below....

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