Situated just off the Peloponnese coast of southern Laconia in the Peloponnese, the sunken city of Pavlopetri is one of the only clues that remains of the mysterious Pelasgians of Greek mythology. It is here that the legend of the mythical ruler Pelasgos still resonates loudest. It is here that divers may one day find Greece’s true origins. […]
Situated beneath the sea off the Peloponnesus region of southern Greece the small village of Pavlopetri dates back to some 5,000 years ago. Now an underwater archaeological site, the city is believed to be the oldest known submerged city in the world.
As Greece’s well documented austerity measures begin to take their toll on a near desperate population, a growing number of people in the country are beginning to suffer from a somewhat unexpected side-effect… Gold Fever. Reports of Greeks heading for the hills in search of lost loot abound today on the web. Sunken cities, Nazi gold, even grave-robbing across the Bulgaria frontier, all that remains for some Greeks is prayer.