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Marble Beach – Thasos Island – Is It Worth Visiting?

While driving from our rented cottage on Thassos, driving toward Potamia and the main port of Thassos, we would see signs marked “Marble Beach” and an arrow in its direction. Before we arrived on the island of Thasos, we knew that marble quarrying is actively continued – and has actually been going on for thousands …

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Is It Worth Going To Atspas Beach?

Like most of the coast lines of Greece and its islands, Thasos has many beaches to choose from for visitors and tourists to this island. Some get great reviews online, and Atspas Beach is no exception to this. Located at the village of Skala Marion (Maries), the drive from Skala Potamia was scenic and beautiful. …

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Athos Bungalows & Restaurant – Skala Potamia, Thassos

Back in early July when we began planning a trip to one of the Greek islands, we did not really know where we wanted to go. We made a list of all the possible islands and then did some research in regard to accommodations, ferry costs, and what each island might offer that was unique. …

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Ancient Corinth – Village & Ruins – March 2020

As mentioned in a previous post about The Acrocorinth, I had wanted to return to Ancient Corinth after the first time I visited it, back in November of 2017. We had not planned to visit this site back in 2017, but when we realized how close we were after a day trip exploring north and …

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Richard Stoneman – Canadian Horse Riding Hero

The other day, I came across an article in The Globe & Mail about a Brazilian who had made an “epic ride” on horseback from Alaska to Calgary this year. It seems that it is not the first epic horseback ride that Filipe Masetti Leite has made, and according to the article, once traveled on …

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Nea Filadelfeia Park – Sunday, May 24th, 2020

You wouldn’t know that there was a global pandemic apparently going on. Today, I decided to walk to the large Nea Filadelfeia Park to see if I could find any horizontal bars that I could use for pullups. I have walked through the park before, which has some pleasant trails, but have never been fully …

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