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The island of #Spinalonga, officially known as Kalydon, is located in the Gulf of Elounda in north-eastern Crete. The island was subsequently used as a leper colony from 1903 to 1957.   Had a fun filled afternoon on this island

The island of #Spinalonga, officially known as Kalydon, is located in the Gulf of Elounda in north-eastern Crete. The island was subsequently used as a leper colony from 1903 to 1957. Had a fun filled afternoon on this island

The island (spinalonga) by nikonbluebird, via Flickr

The island (spinalonga) by nikonbluebird, via Flickr

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.

Hersonissos Crete

Hersonissos Crete

The Gate of the Leper Colony in Spinalonga, Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Lassithi, Crete (The colony was the last one in Europe. It was closed in 1957)

The Gate of the Leper Colony in Spinalonga, Elounda, Agios Nikolaos, Lassithi, Crete (The colony was the last one in Europe. It was closed in 1957)

Spinalonga - such a beautiful and peaceful place.

Spinalonga - such a beautiful and peaceful place.

Spinalonga, Greece.

Spinalonga, Greece.

Spinalonga. Crete. By Coanri/Rita

Spinalonga. Crete. By Coanri/Rita

Spinalonga Crete

Spinalonga Crete

Hersonissos Crete

Hersonissos Crete

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