Postcard From The Greek Island of Thassos

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“Thassos is a handsome, romantic little island, named after a grandson of Poseidon, with an atmosphere of calm beatitude which makes one’s sleep most deep and refreshing, the nights being blanket-cool, though windless, not too hot…. In the calm vernal glades of Thassos you feel that the ancients had a simpler, better way of living…” –                  Lawrence Durrell

I am by no means sure how we managed to choose the island of Thassos for a holiday.  Not being one of the most popular holiday islands it was not somewhere that I was especially aware of or had any mad desire to go to so I can only assume that it was the end of season bargain price that settled the selection decision.

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4 responses to “Postcard From The Greek Island of Thassos

  1. Thanks for reading and commenting on my snowdrops post across on Blogger. Have you considered putting a final post on your own Blogger site (inactive since 2012) linking to your WordPress site so that anyone who follows up your Blogger profile from your comment finds you?

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  2. Been a small native islander myself always look with nostalgia to them. However times change and now won’t even go to these islands all the same…

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