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Easter 2018 in Crete: Philoxenia Supreme

"Christos Anesti!" "Alithos Anesti"! Those are the two phrases I learnt as Easter approached because I didnt want to be the odd one out not knowing the correct way to greet people celebrating the resurrection of Christ! The Greek orthodox way to celebrate Easter follows their calculation of the day of Passover which does not… Continue reading Easter 2018 in Crete: Philoxenia Supreme

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Easter in Corfu

Gerald Durrell’s Corfu: A Greek Easter & Seasonal Kumquats I wanted to visit Corfu eversince I read Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals which was set in Corfu of the 1930s and the spirited character Spiros livened up the writer’s depiction of this seaside town. Incidentally, Corfu is known to have one of the… Continue reading Easter in Corfu