Odontotos: Greece’s Amazing Cog Railway of the Peloponnese
The "Odontotos" railway in Greece, one of the few surviving cog railways in Europe, travels across the country and over and through its spectacular mountains. People in many mountainous countries in Europe and beyond are used to cog, or "rack,"...
The Winter Magic of Troodos Mountains in Cyprus
There's nothing like experiencing winter in the Troodos mountains, especially when it is covered in a shimmering blanket of snow. A trip to the mountains allows one to discover the island in a different way, introducing both tourists and...
Why Do We Ignore the Ancient Treasures Atop Greek Mountains?
In ancient times, the mountaintops of Greece held the shrines and ritual sites of the Greek gods. These days, they’re astonishingly unloved and neglected. By Jason König The mountains of Greece and the Mediterranean are permanent reminders of the past. The...