Spiliazeza

Spiliazeza, located in the Municipality of Lavreotiki is blessed with awesome views of the Aegean Sea and is close to several beaches within walking distance if you’re willing to walk back up!

Here are some of my stories, living in the Spiliazeza, Lavreotiki area of Greece.

It’s Like Night & Day! Views From Spiliazeza

“It’s like night and day!” was an oft used idiom (I haven’t heard it in a while) to describe something that contrasted very differently from something else. For example, a teacher might say, “It’s like night and day how your marks have changed from last semester to this semester. Keep up the good work.” I’ve …

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Sheeps, Ships, & Sunflowers

In Greece, among English speaking people, the words sheeps and ships are often interchanged. A ship becomes a “sheep” and a sheep becomes a “ship.” Lambs become “lamps.” I have often giggled and laughed and made up sayings about the ships going down to the sea to board the sheeps, bringing along the lamps with …

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ΚΟΚΟΦΟΙΝΙΚΑΣ – An Awesome Garden Centre, Lavrio/Keratea

In English, ΚΟΚΟΦΟΙΝΙΚΑΣ means “Coconut Palm Tree” – but I don’t think you will find too many of these at ΚΟΚΟΦΟΙΝΙΚΑΣ, between Lavrio and Keratea. Instead, you will find fantastic service and a great selection with valuable local knowledge at this garden centre I’m so happy to have discovered. When I moved to the Keratea/Lavrio …

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The Spiliazeza (Σπηλιαζέζα) Gazette – News In English – Week Ending January 22, 2022

Things are very busy in Spiliazeza, or written in Greek, Σπηλιαζέζα. The other day, I was surprised to count 5 cars going by the house and heading up the road in an 8 hour period. Obviously, something was going on somewhere up the street! I never did find out what on earth would cause five …

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