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Earthquake 5.1R rattles the island of Hydra, felt in Athens

A powerful earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale shook the island of Hydra on Monday morning. The earthquake occurred in the sea area 53 km South-South-East from the island at 7:27 a.m. local time. The focal depth was 89.9 km. No material damage or injuries have been recorded. The …

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Villa of War of Independence hero Miaoulis for sale for €4.5million

A legendary villa with historical significance is for sale by Sotheby’s real estate. Constructed in 1808 by Venetian architects it was the residence of famous Admiral Andreas Miaoulis,one of the most important men of the War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. Loaded with history, architecture and decoration that combines …

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And There was Light! Power fully restored on Hydra island

Power supply on the island of Hydra has been fully restored 34 hours after a black out paralyzed the touristic destination in the Saronic Gulf and brought locals and visitors on the verge of a nervous breakdown. The power outage occurred at 5:30 on Sunday morning (August 26 2018). The …

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Hydra island without power and water supply for more than 16 hours

Locals, weekend visitors and tourists on the island of Hydra in the Saronic Gulf remain without electricity and water since early Sunday morning, August 26th 2018. According to media reports, a power outage, a black out,  occurred in the early morning hours of Sunday and affected also the water supply …

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Kardashians’ mom Kris Jenner sailing Greece with Tommy Hilfiger and Martyn Bullard

The mother and family manager of famous TV reality show Keeping up with the Kardashians, Kris Jenner enjoys Greece. She is sailing the Aegean Sea on yacht Flag owned by US fashion entrepreneur Tommy Hilfiger. On board are also Hilfiger’s Dee Ocleppo and their kids as well as celebrity interior …

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Greece named among World’s Most Romantic Destinations for Honeymoon

Greece has been named among the world’s top 20 most romantic destinations for 2017 in this year’s Brides Honeymoon Awards. The Greek islands, in fact. Each year, Brides magazine partners with luxury travel advisers Virtuoso who have a global network of more than 15,000 luxury-travel specialists, to discover the best …

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So long, Leonard: Cohen’s Muse and the island of Hydra (picts, videos)

Millions of fans around the world grieve. Legendary bard, poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen passed away at the age of 82. His death was announced on Friday morning in his official Facebook page. Leonard Cohen 6 hours ago It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and …

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Hydra: Residents Clash with Police Over Tax Evasion

This had never happened before – at least not in Greece: that citizens take public servants as hostages and clash with riot police over tax evasion. There had been some incidents where residents of small communities attacked tax inspectors throwing stones. But clashing with police? Cutting water and electricity to a police …

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