CORFU’S PUBLIC SWIMMING BATHS

"In The Book of the Bath, Françoise de Bonneville wrote: "The history of public baths begins in Greece in the sixth century B.C." where men and women washed in basins near places of exercise, physical and intellectual. Later gymnasia had indoor basins set overhead, the open maws...

THE BENEFITS OF A WARM WATER HEALING POOL IN CORFU

Corfu Island is surrounded by the crystal clear blue waters of the Ionian Sea.  Its sparkling safe waters make Corfu the ideal home for lovers of The Blue. So why swim in a pool? Some Corfiots who enjoy swimming in the sea regard a swimming pool...

WHY IS CORFU ISLAND SACRED?

For a start it is the shape of a mermaid. If you look at the satellite image of Corfu Island you will see that it is the distinct shape of a mermaid. In fact you won’t be able to see the island any other way after...

THE ENERGIES OF CORFU ISLAND: A guide for visitors

THE MERMAID CORCYRA As you look at the satellite image of her the clearer she becomes. Can you see her? Her slender legs, her well-formed knees, her mermaid’s tail? Can you see her rounded breast, her human face and flowing hair? A beautiful human like being rising out of...

GREECE’S NATURAL COASTLINE

Greece                            13,676 km United Kingdom            12,429 km Italy                                   7,600 km Croatia    ...

WHY IS THE GREEK SEA LEGENDARY?

Though the sea itself cannot be Greek, Indian nor American  for she belongs to no other than herself, the Mediterranean waters surrounding the land known as Greece have a distinctive quality that makes the Greek sea legendary. "Why is the Greek sea legendary?" is an arbitrary question...

CAN GEOLOGY ACCOUNT FOR A LACK OF UNITY?

An interesting read into how geology and geo-morphology shaped society in Greece. The Greeks called their land Hellas and themselves Hellenes. It was the Romans who called them Greeks- (Graeci ) and that is the name by which we know them. The Greek historian Herodotus wrote that...

ALL TOGETHER WE CAN

Eight wheelchair access ramps where placed on Corfu Island’s beaches this summer so that everyone can enjoy the pleasure of the sea. This was done not by a government body, or a European funded programme nor was it a private business enterprise either. During a time of...

WHAT’S IN A HOME?

A house is a house but not necessarily a home. A home does not necessarily have a roof nor a door though she who sleeps under the stars would say that it does. After stripping down to the bare necessities, ‘travelling’ through six abodes in half...