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Samos Travelogue

Travelogue to Panagia Makrini of Mount Kerkis (Photographs)

Kerkis is a beautiful mountain. Wild, but beautiful! It’s nice to climb it, while walk all the way to Panagia Makrini is a delight! One Sunday morning, with a rented jeep, we started from Vathi towards the village of Kallithea and Panagia Makrini. We drive slowly in order to enjoy …

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Travelogue and Climbing in the Cave of Pythagoras

The Church of Panagia Saradaskaliotissa is dedicated to the Birthday of Blessed Virgin Mary. According to tradition, the cave, in which the Church is built, is the Cave of Pythagoras, i.e. the actual cave in which the ancient Greek mathematician found refuge when persecuted by Polycrates, the tyrant of Samos …

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Travelogue to Kakoperato gorge. Photographs from our walk and the gorge

  Kakoperato gorge is an area of Mount Kerkis, rather unknown to most of the people, but with an incredible sense of, and perfect contact with nature. We took our cameras and camcorders, packed supplies and a hazy autumn morning we arrived at Kosmadei village, heading towards Kakoperato. Fog, humidity, …

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Autumn Travelogue to Kosmadei Village

Following the travelogue in Kakoperato gorge (click HERE for details) we visited Kosmadei, a small village in the foot of Mount Kerkis. Currently the village has some 90 inhabitants and is located 12 km away from Karlovassi. Kosmadei was named after its first resident, Kosmas Kastaniotis, who came from Kastania …

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Drakei and Varsamo Beach travelogue

Who hasn’t envy Milo, Kleftiko and Sarakiniko? All visitors have admired the famous rock, which is the trademark of Milo, and the which-colored moonscape? In Varsamo, one of the most remote beaches of Samos (located below the village of Kallithea), we identified amazing similarities with the famous landscapes of Milos …

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Samos Travelogue Part III: The South-West Route

This is the third route of Samos (from Karlovassi to Marathokambos area) Click this link for the first route (the northern one) and this link for the second route (the southern one). The main road from Karlovassi heading south is difficult to drive since it is full of turns amidst …

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Samos Travelogue, Part ΙI: The South Route. A Useful Guide for All Visitors

The Second Route to Karlovassi (via Pythagorion and Chora – Pyrgos) The first route, the northern one, is available in this link. There is one more route, the last one, of the Marathokampos area, which we will describe in the near future. Starting again from the capital city of Samos, …

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Samos Travelogue, Part I: A Useful Guide for Tourists and Visitors

This detailed presentation is about Samos and all the places of interest a visitor can and should see, visit, and admire during his or hers visit… Information is presented in a geographically manner, assuming that you’ll start your tour around the island from the capital city. If you want to …

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