Spinalonga

Spinalonga

Spinalonga, Crete. An island that hosted the last leper colony in Europe. The final inhabitant (a priest) left in 1963.

Spinalonga, Crete. An island that hosted the last leper colony in Europe. The final inhabitant (a priest) left in 1963.

Spinalonga Island. The island was subsequently used as a leper colony from 1903 to 1957. It is notable for being one of the last active leper colonies in Europe. The last inhabitant, a priest, left the island in 1962.

Spinalonga Island. The island was subsequently used as a leper colony from 1903 to 1957. It is notable for being one of the last active leper colonies in Europe. The last inhabitant, a priest, left the island in 1962.

The island of Spinalonga. Crete. By Owen Richardson

The island of Spinalonga. Crete. By Owen Richardson

Spinalonga. Crete. By Coanri/Rita

Spinalonga. Crete. By Coanri/Rita

Spinalonga

Spinalonga

looking across Spinalonga, the Island featured in Victoria Hislop's book 'The Island'

looking across Spinalonga, the Island featured in Victoria Hislop's book 'The Island'

Spinalonga is a small island located off the island of Crete. Today Spingalonga is known as the leper island. In around 1903 although the dates...

Spinalonga is a small island located off the island of Crete. Today Spingalonga is known as the leper island. In around 1903 although the dates...

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