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Mediterranean House in Tinos Island, Greece by Zege Architects

This amazing traditional Greek house has been online for a while now, nevertheless it is worthy of shinning a spot light upon it. Located on the heavenly island of Tinos in Cyclades, Greece, it is the vacation home of its brilliant interior designer, Marilyn Katsaris. Architecturally designed by Greek Zege architects which represents all that Tinos stands for. Respecting its architectural surroundings and capturing the day to day beauty and simplicity The soft edges and brilliant natural tones create a sense of serenity as you pass easily from one area of this white home to the next. Minimalistic niches are built into the wall to… Read more »

Monasteries in Meteora, Greece – Mystical, Magical & Magnificent

In Meteora, Greece, six magnificent monasteries still exist, precariously perched atop 1,300 feet high sandstone pinnacles. Hermit monks constructed the first monastery before nuns came to build too. Access to each monastery was crazy, a leap of faith, climbing rocks, and ladders lashed together or large nets until the ropes would break. The bizarre but beautiful monasteries of Meteora are centuries old and listed by UNESCO World Heritage. The caves in Meteora, Greece, had inhabitants for fifty millennia, but due to raids, “hermit monks” moved to the safety of sandstone rock pinnacles in the 9th century and began building monasteries…. Read more »

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