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Kalymnos: The Best Rock Climbing Destination in Greece

Kalymnos is considered one of the best rock climbing destinations in the world.

Kalymnos Island in Strict Lockdown as Cases Rise Across Greece

The Greek island of Kalymnos was once again put in strict coronavirus lockdown. Meanwhile, Greece records a total of 2,093 new cases. 

The Greek Sponge Diver Who Became a Statue on Kalymnos

Captain Antonis Kampourakis has been diving into the depths of the Aegean sea, scouring the seafloor for precious sponges, for 50 years.

Turkish Coast Guard Vessel Harasses Greek Fishing Boat

A Turkish Coast Guard vessel harassed a Greek fishing boat recently off the coast of the island of Kalymnos, not far from the Turkish coastline. The entire incident, which took place near Imia, the tiny rocky islet that was...

Greek Fishing Boats Harassed by Turkish Vessels in Dramatic Video

A new dramatic video emerged recently showing Turkish vessels harass Greek fishing boats. The incident took place in Greek territorial waters near the island of Kalymnos. In the video, it is clear that Turkish coast guard vessels perform dangerous maneuvers to...

Kalymnos Island on Strict Lockdown After Rise in Coronavirus Infections

Kalymnos has been placed under strict coronavirus containment measures as of Thursday, New Year's Eve, the government said on Wednesday.

Greek Police Arrest Priest Who Urged Faithful Not to Wear Face Masks

Greek police arrested on Saturday a priest in the island of Kalymnos who was reportedly calling on all faithful through Facebook not to wear a face mask in the church. Writing on the eve of the the Feast of the...

Official Data Shows Turkey Violated Greek Territorial Waters 2,032 Times in 2019

The number of Turkish violations of Greece's territorial waters rose dramatically this year compared to 2018, according to official data released recently by the Hellenic (Greek) Defense General Staff (GEETHA). According to GEETHA's figures, the Turkish Navy and Turkish Coast Guard...

The Greek Island Teacher who Goes to School by Dinghy

When 27-year-old Despina Anthoulaki applied last summer for the position of substitute teacher, she could not imagine that this year she would teach the only class in a tiny school, and that she would have to go to work...

Greek Fishermen Catch One of Largest-Ever Tunas in the Aegean

A group of Greek fishermen caught a giant tuna fish, the biggest in the Aegean in recent years, and proudly hung it from the mast of their boat at the port of Naxos. According to Naxospress.gr, the fishermen are the famous...