Greek Islands

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Lonely Planet, 2008 - Travel - 548 pages
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Discover The Greek IslandsMarvel as Santorini's vast caldera rises before you from the open deck of a slow ferryGaze at the carpet of wildflowers from the unspoilt mountain villages of Crete's Lefka OriFloat in the crystal-clear Ionian Sea before flopping onto the sands of Antipaxi's Vrika BeachDiscover the secret behind quaffing ouzo but escaping a hangoverIn This Guide:Six expert authors, 2500 hours of on-the-ground research, 126 maps, 136 sunsets sighed atNew full-colour sections cover the islands' top experiences, off-the-beaten-track gems, and best outdoor activitiesContent updated daily: visit lonelyplanet.com for up-to-the-minute reviews, updates and traveler suggestionsWho We AreAt Lonely Planet, we see our job as inspiring and enabling travelers to connect with the world for their own benefit and for the benefit of the world at large. What We Doo We offer travelers the world's richest travel advice, informed by the collective wisdom of over 350 Lonely Planet authors living in 37 countries and fluent in 70 languages.o We are relentless in finding the special, the unique and the different for travellers wherever they are.oWe update our guidebooks by visiting thousands of places in person to get the details right and tell it as it is.o We always offer the trusted filter for those who are curious, open minded and independent.o We challenge our growing community of travelers; leading debate and discussion about travel and the world.o We tell it like it is without fear or favor in service of the travelers; not clouded by any other motive.What We BelieveWe believe that travel leads to a deeper cultural understanding and compassion and therefore a better world."[F]or the adventurous traveler who wants to live like a native." (Real Simple Magazine)
  

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Review: Greek Islands (Lonely Planet Regional Guide)

User Review  - Jen - Goodreads

So the weirdest thing is that on the cover of this book there is an undershirt blowing in the wind and a church in the background. Is this symbolic? I have perused this book and am certain that it ... Read full review

Contents

On the Road
17
Itineraries
23
Athens
70
Festivals Events
77
Shopping
83
Saronic Gulf Islands
106
POROS
112
Around Hydra
119
LESVOS MYTILINI
386
Northern Lesvos
392
LIMNOS
398
Evia the Sporades
415
Southern Evia
421
SKOPELOS
427
Patitiri
433
Magazia Molos
440

History
125
Around Andros
131
Ermoupolis
137
Hora Mykonos
143
Around Mykonos
149
Islands Adventuring
173
Hania
304
Platanos Agia Marina
336
Kato Zakros
347
PATMOS continued
349
Agios Giorgios
355
Around Agios Kirykos
361
Vathy Samos
368
Northern Samos
374
Northern Chios
380
CORFU
446
North of Corfu Town
454
Gaïos
460
Vasiliki
466
Directory
487
Festivals Events
493
Time
499
Air
502
GETTING AROUND
508
Hitching
514
Conversation Essentials
521
Index
534
World Time Zones
546
Copyright

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Anthony Sattin is the author of several works of nonfiction and fiction, including the highly acclaimed travel book about Egypt, The Pharaoh's Shadow, and an account of the search for Timbuktu, The Gates of Africa. Anthony discovered Florence Nightingale's previously unpublished letters from Egypt, which the New York Times called a publishing coup. He is the editior of Lonely Planet's A House Somewhere: Tales of Life Abroad, and has contributed to Lonely Planet's Morocco and Algeria books. He is based in London but spends half his year traveling, much of it in Egypt and elsewhere in North Africa. A longtime regular contributor to the London Sunday Times as both feature writer and literary critic, Anthony's works has appeared in Vanity Fair, GQ and a range of other publications, including Conde Nast Traveller, which recently described him as one of the 10 key influences on contemporary travel writing.

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