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Archive for October 3rd, 2015

An earlier Scramblers visit to the spring

An earlier Scramblers visit to the spring

You know that things are slowly returning to a semblance of normality when the Skopelos Scramblers announce – a little tardily on Saturday afternoon, admittedly – that they are attempting a short walk up from the Asklepeion archaeological site by the town beach to Milli village and the Ayia Marina spring above it tomorrow, Sunday, 4 October, meeting near the Aeolos Hotel at 10.30am. They’re not sure what condition the terrain will be in, and are advising prospective hikers to dress accordingly, but whatever they encounter they will walk as far as they can before returning to town for coffee and a discussion of their autumn walking programme.

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23 September 2015

23 September 2015


The horrific images of the port after the flood are giving way to the progress being made in the clean-up. The wrecked, semi-wrecked or just damp autos have been hauled away. The steel portals to the parking are no longer tilting eerily at strange angles. One hopes that reconstruction of this area will allow for redesign now that many years have passed and the original traffic plan has been tested. What will happened to the covered river now that we know that design has failed a major test?
2 October 2015

2 October 2015

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