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Boat with 38 Migrants Sends Distress Signal off the Coast of Cephalonia

A vessel carrying 38 migrants, among them 13 children, has sent a distress signal early on Saturday while sailing off the coast of Cephalonia. According to information the 13 children need medical care immediately and for this reason ambulances are...

4.1 Earthquake Rocks Cephalonia, 4.4 Tremor off Lesvos an Hour Later

An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred two minutes after midnight on Wednesday in the sea area southwest of Cephalonia island; another 4.4 eartquake hit Lesvos at 1:26 am. According to the Institute of Geodynamics of the National...

Wander the Magical Melissani Cave in Cephalonia [video]

Lake Melissani in Cephalonia is amongst the most astonishing lakes in the world. Melissani is one of the unique gulf-like lakes, which is also known as Melissani Cave. Melissani is 160 meters long and 40 meters wide. The waters are up...

"Wine Tourism" the New Fashion Only in Kefalonia

"Wine Tourism" is the new fashion in how to spend your vacation. Dimitris Lolos had a brilliant idea and decided to create The Greek Wine Experience in Kefalonia, the first organized effort of wine tourism in Greece. The Greek Wine...

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake East of Crete

The Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens has announced that a 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit the east of Crete on Wednesday morning at 00:45 pm. The tremor occurred at the seabed between Kasos and Crete, at a depth of about...

4.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes Greek Island of Kefalonia

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck on the western Greek island of Kefalonia, the Athens Geodynamic Institute reported. The tremor occurred at 4:04 p.m. local time on Tuesday, with its epicenter 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) beneath the island's surface. No damage or casualties have...

4.1Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Ionian Sea in Greece

A 4.1-magnitude underwater earthquake struck the Ionian Sea in Greece shortly after 9:30 am on Friday, according to the National Observatory of Athens. The quake's epicenter was located in the seabed, some 94 kilometers southwest of Argostoli, Kefalonia. There were no reports...

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake in Southern Crete

The Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens has announced that a 4.3-magnitude earthquake hit the south of Crete on Monday evening at 11:41 pm. The tremor occurred 38 kilometers southeast of Tympaki and at a depth of about 20 kilometers. Earthquakes have...

Holidaymakers Guide to the Ionian Islands

by Cliff Blaylock The Ionian Islands are a well-known group on water-bounded landmasses located along the western coast of Greece. Easy to reach and full of all the attributes holidaymakers crave, they rank highly alongside other Greek holiday destinations; such...

A Google Map for Nikos Kavvadias' Exotic Poetic Ports

A google map user gleefully blurred the lines between reality and fiction presenting a new map that gives web users around the world the opportunity to roam free on the exotic ports and sea tales that are mentioned in the books of...