Thrace, Greece: Impressions and travel details from my vacation

February 16, 2017 seenplaces 0

Thrace is mostly mountainous, and was first inhabited by Pelasgians, a race closely connected to the other Greek tribes. Thracians founded Eleusis in Attica and the mythical musicians Orpheus and Mousaios were from Thrace. In ancient times, Thrace stretched from Mt. Olympus in the south to the Danube in the […]

Ionian Islands: Impressions, pictures and important travel details

February 8, 2017 seenplaces 0

Ionian Islands Strung along the shores of Western Greece, the Ionian Islands reveal yet another totally different facet of Greek landscape. Green and luxuriant, they have been for centuries the crossroads between mainland Greece and Western Europe, and as such they were able to develop their own culture, literature, art […]