Cyprus is the birthplace of the notoriously frisky Aphrodite. The busy resorts of Paphos, Limassol and Larnaca are ideal bases — you’ll most likely want to be on the beach — but take off into the hills and you’re plunged almost immediately into rolling landscapes of vineyards, mountains, craggy gorges and sun-dappled cedar and pine forests. Old men play backgammon in sleepy wine-growing villages and mountaintop Orthodox monasteries reveal cool interiors dripping with gold.

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Socrates, Plato Aristotle: the word 'philosophy' comes from the Greek words 'philo' which means love and 'sophia' which means wisdom - so, the love of wisdom. Thousands of islands and incredible beaches... Tzatziki, Souvlaki, Moussaka and Baklava washed down with Retsina...Acropolis and Olympic Games - what a magnificent country!

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Greece: Ionian Islands – Bayan Blue – 2007

The Ionian Islands are part of Greece and lie off the country’s west coast, in the Ionian Sea. The northernmost island, Corfu, has an old town with Renaissance, baroque and classical architecture. Corfu also features the 19th-century Liston, a promenade on the central square, with arcades and cafes. The 15th-century Old Fortress is nearby. The Palace of St. Michael and St. George is home to the Museum of Asian Art.

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Greece: Corfu 1999

Corfu, an island off Greece’s northwest coast in the Ionian Sea, is defined by rugged mountains and a resort-studded shoreline. Its cultural heritage reflects years spent under Venetian, French and British rule before it was united with Greece in 1864. Corfu Town, flanked by 2 imposing Venetian fortresses, features winding medieval lanes, a French-style arcade and the grand Palace of St. Michael and St. George.

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Greece / Turkey: Mediterranean Cruise 1997

The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant in West Asia. This fantastic Cruise covered the highlights of the Greek Islands as well as Ephesus and Istanbul in Turkey - AMAZING!

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