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Gassed in Athens

By Alex Morton. The smoke from the tear gas made its way into the tiny crowded room and there was no relief.
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The Isle of Solomon’s Gold

The discovery of a Jewish synagogue at the magnificent treasury of Delos not only sheds light on lost Israelite gold. It also suggests that the “Golden Age of Hellenism” was to some extent paid for with King Solomon’s gold.
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The Wall Art of Athens

Photographs by Alex Morton. The soul of Greece is written on the buildings of Athens. The walls are splashed with announcements of political meetings, slogans and references to the upheaval of the past few years.
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Gassed in Athens

February 6, 2014 in Cover Story by webmaster

By Alex Morton. The smoke from the tear gas made its way into the tiny crowded room and there was no relief.

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The Isle of Solomon’s Gold

August 13, 2013 in Andros_Tinos, Cover Story, Cyprus_Levant, Ikaria_Fourni, Mainland_Greece, Mykonos_Delos, Patmos_Rhodes by webmaster

The discovery of a Jewish synagogue at the magnificent treasury of Delos not only sheds light on lost Israelite gold. It also suggests that the “Golden Age of Hellenism” was to some extent paid for with King Solomon’s gold.

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The Wall Art of Athens

June 3, 2013 in Cover Story, Mainland_Greece by webmaster

Photographs by Alex Morton. The soul of Greece is written on the buildings of Athens. The walls are splashed with announcements of political meetings, slogans and references to the upheaval of the past few years.

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This is Ikaria… not Never Never Land

January 12, 2013 in Cover Story, Ikarian_Village, Ikaria_Fourni, Lesvos_Chios_Samos, Mainland_Greece by webmaster

Imagine living in a place that seems more like fantasy than reality… This is not Never Never Land… this is Ikaria. And it’s a real place — a small Greek Island.

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Hollywood Gives Greek Endorsement

January 12, 2013 in Corfu_Ionian, Cover Story, Cyprus_Levant, Mainland_Greece, Mykonos_Delos, Santorini_Crete by webmaster

With a little bit of help from Hollywood stars, Greece is back on the tourist map.

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Ikaria Wants “Secession” From Greece?

January 12, 2013 in Andros_Tinos, Corfu_Ionian, Cyprus_Levant, Evia_Sporades, Ikarian_Village, Ikaria_Fourni, Ios_Folegandros, Lesvos_Chios_Samos, Mainland_Greece, Mykonos_Delos, Patmos_Rhodes, Santorini_Crete, Syros_Paros_Naxos by webmaster

The Ikarians do not really want annexation to Austria. They want to be promoted to the European aristocratic class, just as some merchants were in the 1700s, so they can rule as a privileged group! Either that or co-ownership of resources.

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Icarian-Sea Island Shows Left-Wing Divide

January 12, 2013 in Ikarian_Village, Ikaria_Fourni, Mainland_Greece by webmaster

“You have Cuba, North Korea, and Icaria,” says Anthony Papalas, a professor emeritus of Greek and Roman history at East Carolina University.

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The $200 Million Greek Island

January 12, 2013 in Andros_Tinos, Corfu_Ionian, Evia_Sporades, Ikaria_Fourni, Ios_Folegandros, Lesvos_Chios_Samos, Mykonos_Delos, Patmos_Rhodes, Santorini_Crete, Syros_Paros_Naxos by webmaster

The Prince of Qatar and Bill Gates have shown interest in acquiring Scorpios Island, once owned by Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis.

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Debt Crisis Sets Aegean Dispute

January 12, 2013 in Cyprus_Levant, Mainland_Greece by webmaster

The readiness to start drilling unilaterally is yet more evidence that while two of the key players may be talking about reunification, they are in fact planning for separate futures.

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Food of the gods

January 12, 2013 in Andros_Tinos, Corfu_Ionian, Evia_Sporades, Ikaria_Fourni, Ios_Folegandros, Lesvos_Chios_Samos, Mainland_Greece, Mykonos_Delos, Patmos_Rhodes, Santorini_Crete, Syros_Paros_Naxos by webmaster

The Greek meze, like the Russian zakuski, was designed to precede a meal, but over the years turned into a meal in itself.

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