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left-arrow2Life of Saint Savvas of Kalymnos
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Our father,  pious Savvas the New of Kalymnos, was born in 1862 in  Herakleitsa (Ganou Chora of Avdir territory is also mentioned) of eastern Thrace, by poor parents, his father Constantinos, who was a peddler, and his mother Smaragda. He was an only child and upon his baptism he was given the name Vasilios. From a young age he was a believer and pious, as well as a strong supporter of the angelic monastic life. After finishing the compulsory lessons and preserved himself pure from every sin, he did not continue his studies in high school, either because his father did not have the ability or because Vasilios himself was not willing to be further educated...
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left-arrow2Sponge Divers
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Kalymnos Island has a world wide reputation due to its divers and sponge fishing.  Sponge fishery has a long tradition on the island and contributes to the island’s economic prosperity. Kalymnos together with Karpathos, Kasos, Nisyros, Symi and Halki are the main places that the so called “Voutichtadon” (divers who fish out sponges) originate from, whose activities spread out to the entire Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Recently they have expanded their “craft” even in countries such as America, the Gulf of Mexico and Florida. Until only a few decades ago, Dodecanesian divers used to dive naked (skin diving), meaning no protection gear and...
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historical-iconExcursion to Kos Island
kos-island-front3Kos is an island of majestic beauty, lying in the centre of the Dodecanese chain in the Aegean Sea. ("Dodecanese" in Greek means "twelve islands"). Lying north west of Rhodes and south east...
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hippocratia-iconExcursion to Leros Island
leros-island-frontLeros Island is approximately 53 square kilometres. The island consists of one municipality which has its administrative headquarters in Platanos. The most important villages of Leros...
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historical-iconExcursion to Nisyros Island
nisyros-island-frontFormed from volcano eruptions, Nisiros is a place of wild beauty. According to mythology, during the period of the Gigantomachy (war of the Giants) Poseidon (the god of the sea) plucked a rock...
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Evanik Hotel is centrally located in Kalymnos Town, just 150 metres from the port and a short walk from restaurants and shops.
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Located in Emporios of Kalymnos, Themelina Studios offers self- catering units with views over the Aegean Sea, the garden...
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Situated 500 metres from both Myrties Beach and Panormos Village in Kalymnos, the family-run Hotel Kamari features a traditional...
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Family-run Elite Apartments is located in a peaceful area of Panormos on the island of Kalymnos.
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