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The Aftermath of a fire.

After scrolling through my news feed on the popular social media Facebook, I couldn’t help notice a certain post. The aftermath of a recent fire that broke out between Kilomeno and Agala. Sadly to say the ash and cinders brough sorry to my heart. The words of my friend Aggelos …

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Mission “Save Hercules”, Lagana Bay, Zakynthos.

The press release by ARCHELON, WWF and Medasset in regards to our sea turtles, Caretta Caretta, within the National Marine Park of Zakynthos, caused a lot of questions. Even more, those demanding  answers. Most of the messages were of disappointment that our National Marine Park has come to this. Video …

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Swallows in Zakynthos

Swallows are interesting creatures. They have a place in every Greek’s heart as they are the symbol of spring. Greek Mythology In Greek mythology the lady Πρόκνη (Prokni) became a swallow.  The story goes that she was the daughter of King Pandion of Athens. She was married to King Tereus …

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The sky will shower STARS….

According to information published by the International Meteor Organisation, the Perseids meteor shower will be at its peak tomorrow. What are the Perseids? The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet “Swift-Tuttle”. The meteors are called this as they appear in the constellation Perseus.   .A meteor …

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Remembering the Great Ionian Earthquake of 1953

A terrible week in Ionian history This weekend is a sombre one in the history of the island of Zakynthos, when the island was shaken by one of the worst earthquakes the area ever experienced. This event was actually series of earthquakes that began on the 8 August 1953, building …

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Animal Welfare and Zakynthos.

In light of recent social media photographs put up by animal welfare groups. In addition, the comments on some of those photos.  Zakynthos Informer contacted one of the leading ladies on animal welfare in Zakynthos, Sue Deeth. The reason we wanted to contact her was to get information. Just what …

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Museums of Notable Island Residents

For a small island, Zakynthos has a wealth of interesting and important museums that aim to highlight and educate visitors with the historical, traditional and environmental sides of the island. There’s something for everyone and whether you’re interested in learning more for educational purposes, or just wanting to delve further …

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British Foreign Office’s latest updates on travel advice.

The British Foreign Office advice on travelling whilst in Greece, has been updated lately, and are homing in on insurance and more importantly road travel. Its latest advice is below:- Before travelling abroad it is important to buy the right travel insurance. This guidance aims to help travellers choose the …

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five years ago….. Among the Olive Groves.

Turning back time, not too far back but taking you all back to 2014, five years ago to be exact, when the popular book “Among the Olive Groves”, written by Chrissie Parker was published. Something that some of the Zakynthos Informer Members can be proud of is that they too, …

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