Mani Peninsula: The East Coast

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maniThis post starts a short series dedicated to the Mani peninsula, also known as Eastern Mani or Laconian Mani. One area that certainly should not be missed when traveling in the Peloponnese.

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Mani : Land of great writers

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stoupaIn Messinian Mani, within a few miles distance, there are three places not to be missed for lovers of travel literature. The beach where Nikos Kazantzakis lived and worked with the real Zorbas. The house where Patrick Leigh Fermor lived until the end of his life and the place where he spread Bruce Chatwin ashes …

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Gythion : Pirate ship

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gythio A beautiful beach, appreciated also by the turtles to lay their eggs. A mysterious shipwreck on the coast, abandoned for more than thirty years. An open area with trees where you can stay overnight. A perfect stopover between Mani and eastern Peloponnese, 5km from Gythio.

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