Snow hits the island………..

a few thoughts on Kefalonia…

Kefalonia is a one of the Ionian Islands and probably is the most beautiful one. The name of this gorgeous island originated from Cephalus, “patriarch of all Cephalonians”, a hero in Greek mythology. Kefalonia is a region with many Greek Municipalities: Argostoli (capital); Eleios-Pronnoi; Erisos; Leivathos; Omala; Paliki; Pylaros; and Sami. With Caribbean-style light blue […]

1953 – the year Kefalonia lost everything…..An Earthquake in Paradise

Kefalonia History THE EARTHQUAKES OF 1953 The destructive earthquakes that hit the Ionian islands in 1953, lasted for almost two months; August and September (the smaller earthquakes lasted for at least six months). As a result of this, Kefalonia, Zante and Ithaca were completely destroyed. The destruction in Zante was also completed by a firebreak. […]

Adventures around the island….More Photo’s

“Kefalonia, island of Dreams..Every mountain is a view, every forest an adventure…there are so many secrets to this island and despite it’s size I suspect a lifetime here would not unearth even the basic’s. 4000 years of Death, Murder and war have left these lands scarred if you close your eyes and imagine this land […]

Holiday for 2012 ? Something affordable…… Christina St Apartments in Lourdas, Greece Located on Lourdas Beach, the Christina Studios Apartments offer comfortable and spacious accommodation in a great location. In the beautiful Southern region of Kefalonia, the apartments are a great base for a family beach holiday in Greece. Hotel Porto Skala in Skala, Greece The Hotel Porto Skala […]

Random Photos Kefalonia:

Random Photo’s from the last week of my journeys around Argostoli, I am lazy these days leaving my full frame Nixon in its case and resorting to iphone with the +camera app. Kefalonia is a beautifull place to be, even in winter the sunshine burt’s through and blue skies can easily be found.

The Creation of Man by Prometheus

                    Prometheus and Epimetheus were spared imprisonment in Tartarus because they had not fought with their fellow Titans during the war with the Olympians. They were given the task of creating man. Prometheus shaped man out of mud, and Athena breathed life into his clay figure. […]