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is Greece's eastern extremity, 72 miles from Rhodes. It is
only one mile from the southern coast of Turkey, and 150 miles
from Cyprus. This is a small and rocky island, and yet at the
beginning of the present century it had 15000 inhabitants.
Today, of all this nothing remains except
its houses, in ruins as the result of fire and bombing. Those
close to the harbour have been repaired and are gleaming white
with their doors and window-frames painted in bright colours.
permanent residents, who number just over 220, are mostly
fisherman. Most of the people have emigrated to Australia.
can be reached from Rhodes by boat or air.
Rho, near Kastelorizo, had until a few years ago a single
inhabitant, who quarded it and up the Greek flag every
morning. This was Despina Achladioti, the Lady of Rho, as she
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Ιt is the cosmopolitan center of the Cyclades Complex. Its
reputation has spread during the last years due to its unique
landscape, its archaelogical sites, its cosmopolitan environment and
its magnificent beaches.
houses are scattered all over the island, narrow streets in the town,
chapels and picturesque tavernas hide among art galleries and stores
selling jewellery, souvenirs etc.
Trends that sweep through
the international scene are born in the intense nightlife of this
An island of tempting and
tempestuous reputation such as Mykonos, with high tourism and a rather
superficial lifestyle, inevitably has both fans and critics.
But even the most
unsuspecting visitor immediately realizes that Mykonos is not only a
crazy “bon-viveur”, but also an attractive,
picturesque island with white Chora aside the crystal-clear blue waters
of the Aegean Sea.
charter flights and regular domestic flights from Athens serve
frequently, during summer, the airport of Mykonos.
Because it is so famous,
Mykonos gets really overcrowded during high season but for those who
enjoy the crowd, great fun and all night long entertainment, Mykonos is
the ideal place for holidays.
Have a wonderful time...