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Post by VickyS on Sun Aug 30, 2009 3:58 pm

SD's right - well done!

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Post by stoupaduck on Sun Aug 30, 2009 5:41 pm

-------- is fast becoming one of Greeceís most happening cities. Itís a bustling commercial and cultural centre, and home to 20, 000 energetic university students who give it a fair amount of nightlife. Set on ---- -------- and facing sheer mountains, it has an idyllic setting and an evocative old quarter interspersed with narrow lanes and architectural wonders dating back to Byzantine and Ottoman times.
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Post by Guest on Mon Aug 31, 2009 11:39 am

Ioannina, Lake Pamvotis

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Post by stoupaduck on Tue Sep 01, 2009 2:40 pm

Yup, well done.
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Post by Chas on Tue Sep 01, 2009 4:35 pm

I'm more and more convinced that you two (L & SD) have kept every brochure collected since 1970 (or thereabouts) :!:

I admit to hanging on to some SunMed ones, until we moved house, 25 years ago.

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Post by Guest on Tue Sep 01, 2009 9:06 pm

No, no Chas. It's guides. I don't have any brochures.

What about this?

The picturesque chora town of -------, set on a bay on the northern coast and dominated by a tall orthodox church, has rapidly expanded to become the island's second major tourist centre.

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Post by stoupaduck on Wed Sep 02, 2009 9:58 pm

As we have pictures which require a text answer, how about a picture answer to a text question? (...and yes, I do have too much time on my hands)

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Post by Guest on Thu Sep 03, 2009 5:43 pm

Yes. That's it. Naoussa.

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Post by stoupaduck on Thu Sep 03, 2009 10:51 pm

------- was first settled in the second millenium BC by Minoans, Phoenicians and then Mycenaeans. It belonged in turn to the Spartans, Athenians, Macedonians and Byzantines, in later years falling to the Venetians, Turks and British.
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Post by kidder on Fri Sep 04, 2009 8:51 pm

Knossos?

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Post by stoupaduck on Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:14 pm

Afraid not, Jim
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Post by Guest on Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:02 am

Is it on Crete? Hmm - or maybe Cyprus (Are we including Cyprus? It's not Greece)

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Post by stoupaduck on Sun Sep 06, 2009 11:04 am

Not on Crete and nowt to do wi' Cyprus either.
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Post by Guest on Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:31 pm

Somewhere Ionian?

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Post by stoupaduck on Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:25 pm

in some respects , yes...........
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Post by Chas on Mon Sep 07, 2009 3:23 pm

stoupaduck wrote:in some respects , yes...........
In a similar respect to: Kefalos on Kos is a bit like Kefalonia Question

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Post by stoupaduck on Mon Sep 07, 2009 4:46 pm

No, not like that I'm afraid.
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Post by kidder on Mon Sep 07, 2009 9:29 pm

The Minoans settled all over the place. Can we suggest the Dodecanese?

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Post by stoupaduck on Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:17 pm

Lydia was on the right track with Ionian but I would wager that tourists in general would not think this place Ionian at all.
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Post by VickyS on Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:29 pm

Corfu?

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Post by stoupaduck on Mon Sep 07, 2009 10:36 pm

Kerkyra would fit but no, not Corfu/Kerkyra
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Post by nickandchris on Mon Sep 07, 2009 11:19 pm

Kalamos?

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Post by nickandchris on Mon Sep 07, 2009 11:20 pm

Kythera?

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Post by stoupaduck on Mon Sep 07, 2009 11:27 pm

Kythera is the one - I quite fancy it too.
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Post by nickandchris on Tue Sep 08, 2009 3:32 pm

Mmmm, so do I.

The best ------- of the region can be found on the ---- -----, near the old town of ----- and the little neighbouring village of -------.

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