Today, the world celebrates “Oxi Day” and a time not so long ago when a few stood against the mightiest army ever assembled.
Homer’s Odyssey tells of the hero Odysseus visiting Crete on his return home. The tale also tells of the unsolved mystery of the Eteocretans.
Argophilia was lucky enough to be part of “Oxi Day” 2018, a commemoration of Greek bravery in World War 2.
On the island of Crete many mysteries wait patiently their discovery. One place that comes to mind when I think of misunderstood Minoan Crete is the site of Monastiraki, what was probably a palace overlooking the Amari Valley, south east of Rethymno.
Poland’s government has announced plans to convert one of its most famous World War II sites into a major new tourist attraction
In a bit of nostalgia news from Germany, the Baltic Sea resort monstrosity, the Colossus of Prora, is slated to become a luxury German resort of some proportions soon. One of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler’s projects for the Thousand Year Reich, Prora was built in the 1930’s as a Nazi resort complex by the sea, but never actually used as such.