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Saturday, 2 May 2015

Greece: Epirus, "The Best-Kept Secret of the Greeks"






From The Telegraph - Epirus: the best-kept secret in Greece?

This little-known region of the Greek mainland has the world’s deepest gorge, a landscape like Scotland’s and mountain villages to rival those of Provence, says Caroline Shearing.

From the Mail Online - The land of bears and bridges: Searching for the world's deepest canyon in Zagori in Greece

And, for those that missed it, Amanda Petrusich's New York Times Magazine feature on the folk music of the region

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There are many issues concerning Greece that cause a measure of disagreement these days.

May Day in Ioannina (Protagon)

One thing with which I agree, wholeheartedly, is that Epirus (especially the Zagori region) is the best-kept secret of the Greeks - and in Greece.

Bur please don't tell anyone I told you. Do read my book - if you want to know what I really think about this wonderful part of the world, its rich and fascinating culture, landscape and history.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Ionian-Islands-Epirus-Imagination/dp/1904955657

US Edition (OUP)

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