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Soulfood Yoga Holiday On The Greek Island Of Poros

Photographers: Toni Brown, Bronwyn May, Annette Spaan. Scroll down or click here for the Dutch version   Soulfood Yoga Holiday On The Greek Island Of Poros Yoga and a glass of wine, it’s possible! Just as love at first sight is possible. And that is how working with Odyssey feels for me. I am Suus […]

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A kiwi lands on Poros for Greek Easter

Two weeks ago we celebrated Greek Easter with Al Johnson, Elisabeth Bitros and Ingrid Von Bentheim who all won a free stay at Odyssey, and many other wonderful guests. First prize winner Al Johnson has written a wonderful story about his experience. Here it is! Thank you Al!   A kiwi lands on Poros for […]

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Romantic Poros

Today is Valentines Day, a day of romance. I thought about what that word means to me. According to the Urban Dictionary the definition of a romantic is: A romantic is a person who believes in romanticism, which is like a philosophy on life. Romantics love nature, old things like castles and churches, love poetry […]

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Mythical wedding on the olive farm

Recently a dream became reality; we had the first wedding ever on my olive farm! The Scandinavian couple Oddney and Tore said their vows next to the sea as their guests watched while sitting on hay bales with Poros town twinkling at sunset in the distance. Both Greek and Norwegian gods seemed to be in […]

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Cycling on the island of Agkistri

Author and photographer: Annette Spaan       Scroll down  for the Dutch version   After a bike tour through the capital of Greece with Let’s meet in Athens I am on a roll. Why not discover a Greek island in the same way? I am joining the day trip to Agkistri. In the port of Piraeus the […]

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Horta – edible wild greens

I don’t know how common a sight this is in other countries, but my childhood memories include watching my parents – alone or with friends – walking slowly through fields slightly stooped over and gaze fixed intently on the ground, casually chattering in between stopping and prying greens from the ground with the short-handled knife […]

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The red eggs of Greek Easter

Photographer: Annette Spaan   The egg was a symbol of rebirth of the earth in Pagan celebrations of spring. Adopted by the early Christians it became a symbol of the resurrection of Jesus at Easter. Red eggs are perhaps the brightest symbol of Greek Easter, representing the blood of Christ and rebirth. We also dye eggs in […]

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Greek Easter at The Odyssey part 2

Author and photographer: Annette Spaan Dutch Travel Journalist Annette Spaan spent months at The Odyssey and is a guest blogger for Katerina’s Kouzina. Read all about her experience of Greek Easter at The Odyssey last year.   It’s Easter Sunday! Today the resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated. I am excited to experience my first […]

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Greek Easter at The Odyssey

Author and photographer: Annette Spaan Dutch Travel Journalist Annette Spaan spent months at The Odyssey and is a guest blogger for Katerina’s Kouzina. Read all about her experience of Greek Easter at The Odyssey last year.   Coming from the Netherlands, Christmas has always been the biggest religious event for me. Now that I have […]

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