Lefkas to Parga, and the river Styx….

We’ve had such a busy week on the yacht, visiting many different places in Greece, I may need to write this in several instalments!

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Greek island memories……

Four years ago we were sailing in the Cyclades, the Greek island group that is known for whitewashed buildings with blue doors.  To read about why Greek houses are painted white, click here to read my post.

This is part of a Sailblog entry I wrote exactly four years ago when we sailed to the island of Paros…….

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Why are Greek buildings blue and white?

Several fellow bloggers have asked me if I know why Greek houses and churches are painted blue and white –

I’m pleased to have unexpectedly been promoted to an expert on Greek exterior design, so I shall try my best to answer.


Greek church on Kithnos.


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