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Greece shocked the world when they won Euro 2004, beating Portugal in the final in their own backyard. Unsurprisingly that has been the pinnacle of their achievements in international football since, though they have qualified for tournaments since. I love Greece, most especially the islands. Blue skies, azure sea and wonderful food. I’m dreaming now! […]
Skyros is a small island in the Sporades group that includes the better known Skiathos, Alonnisos & Skopelos. More traditional and less touristy than its neighbours, it is beautiful with sandy Aegean beaches, aromatic pine forests and a picture postcard town of white buildings & winding cobbled alleys. In fact it is a perfect destination […]
This weeks’ Monday Morning Blues shot is taken from the lovely Sporades island of Skyros. Less well known than nearby Skiathos & Skopelos, Skyros has fewer tourists and maintains a more authentic, idyllic feel. Why not join the MMB group over on Twitter by posting a weekly photo featuring the colour blue to help get […]
For anybody returning to work today who may be experiencing the Monday morning blues, it’s time to think of summer holidays and exciting travels that lay ahead. My weekly photo to help turn thoughts away from the mundane comes from the traditional small Greek island of Skyros. Join us over on twitter @wilburstravels
This is my second Monday Morning Blues post. The series has been conceived to show a picture that transports you away from that Monday morning feeling to somewhere relaxing or thrilling or stunningly beautiful. The theme will always be something blue. Please join in with your own posts and together we can help banish those […]
The island of Skyros is perhaps the least known of the Sporades Islands with Skiathos, Alonissos and Skopelos being more popular with holidaymakers. Despite that, Skyros is a wonderful gem and well worth a visit if you want to experience an unspoiled, authentic Greece. This picture was taken from one of the many lovely beaches […]
Its not often that you see ducks in the sea – on the island of Skyros in Greece it seems that salt water isn’t foul to fowls (apologies for the pun!).