Crete

Places I’d Like to Go / Ancient Street Corner, Isle of Crete, Greece photo by craving

Meteora

Suspended in Light by Mary Kay on ~ The Metéora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos.

Lemon Frozen Greek Yogurt

Low Sugar Lemon Fro Yo 16 oz low-fat plain Greek yogurt 8 oz nonfat plain Greek yogurt cup Splenda® or other granulated artificial sweetener (or sugar) 1 Tbsp pure vanilla extract Zest and juice of 1 large lemon tsp kosher salt

Acherontas river, the mythical river of Epirus. The legendary name of the spot is “The Gate to the Underworld”

Acherontas river, the mythical river of Epirus. The legendary name of the spot is “The Gate to the Underworld” or one of the gates to Hades.

In Greece, loukoumades are commonly spiced with cinnamon in a honey syrup and can be sprinkled lightly with powdered sugar.  In ancient Greece, these deep fried dough balls were served to the winners of the Greek Olympics. The Greek poet Callimachus was the first to state that these deep fried dough balls were soaked in honey and then served to the winners as "honey tokens".

In Greece, loukoumades are commonly spiced with cinnamon in a honey syrup and can be sprinkled lightly with powdered sugar. In ancient Greece, these deep fried dough balls were served to the winners of the Greek Olympics.

Ziakas Bridge, Grevena, Northern Macedonia Greece

Old Stone Bridge "Ziakas", near Grevena, Greece - Nikos Zacharoulis

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