Navagio, Zante’s wreck, to be restored

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It is one of the most photographed spots in Greece and a symbol of the Ionian island of Zakynthos that features on myriad publicity posters. Yet the shipwreck on the beach that is now better known by that name (Navagio meaning shipwreck in Greek) has suffered extensive wear and tear in the 36 years it has lain on one of the most beautiful seashores in the country. Acknowledging its significance not just as a tourist attraction but also as a globally recognizable landmark, the island’s municipal authority has teamed up with the local technical college to launch the first restoration of the wreck so that it can survive for more generations to come.

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6 things to do in Athens when it rains or when it is really hot.

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Apart from the very popular Acropolis Museum, National Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Benaki Museum, the Byzantine and Christian Museum which are in the list of the most amazing museums in the world, we are sure you are going to find the following suggestions really interesting whether you visit them on a rainy or hot day in Athens.

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