AMORGOS, the easternmost island of the Greek Cyclades is a stunner,
with whitewashed houses, trestled alleyways and fiery rust sunsets ...
Kevin Raub in New York Post, 2010

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  • Local Amorgian Products and Food

    By Editor on October 15, 2010
    See the snapshot-interview of Ioanni Loudaros from Katapola who tells us something about  local products and food from Amorgos. Ioannis also runs a shop in Katapola, with typical Amorgian products, like Psimeni, Pastelli, Fava, Herbs, Soaps, and much more. His psimeni (Amorgaia) is based on the original recipe of his grandmother Demosthenia. The ingredencies include alcohol distilled from grapes known as […]
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  • Amorgos on the rocks

    By Editor on October 12, 2010
    As mentioned, the Amorgos Island Magazine intends to show views from different perspectives onto the island. Now we got an authentic article from Emmanuel Chevrain, a guest who stayed with his friend on Amorgos this summer and tells us more about his ways to discover the island and his impressions he got, activities and places he does enjoy, and more … Must read.
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  • Marilena Jewellery workshop Tholaria

    By Editor on October 4, 2010
    Marilena’s creations are Minimalist styled, based on Fusion of Form, Movement and Colour. She offers a variety of Handmade silver jewellery with semi-precious stones, strings and other materials, including earrings, rings, necklaces, bracelets and pendants. All of her handmade jewellery is made with loving care, involving many hours of design, preparation, working, filing, sanding, cleaning and polishing. Each custom piece […]
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  • Stavros, a religious festival in the mountains

    By Harry on September 24, 2010
    Most visitors to the festival start of Lagkada, but for the longer inclined hikers are arrivals from Aegiali or Tholaria possible. From Lagkada it goes into the rough rugged mountains of Amorgos. The path is mostly signposted and easy to find. It runs about 7 miles to Chapel Stavros just below the summit of Krikelos. About half of the way […]
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  • Beautiful Amorgos Pictures

    By Editor on September 12, 2010
    MUST SEE! We found a great Flickr based photo search engine. Click Flickr Hive Mind a powerful datamining engine offering you a collection of thousands of high quality photos of Amorgos made by people from all over the world. Email (see below) this link to your friends.
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  • Little “Omonia” Cafe in Aegiali

    By Mihalis on September 12, 2010
    The Amorgos Island Magazine would like to introduce to you today the oldest existing Cafeneon in Aegiali and its owner Giorgos Vekris. Giorgos Vekris is now 80 years old and still works daily in his Cafeneon. Ever since he first opened in 1957, he is still every morning at 05.00 clock in his cafe and offers his Tiropitas (cheese pastries […]
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  • Centipedes don’t have thousand legs, yet they can hurt

    By nicola on August 25, 2010
    As in many mediterrenean aereas there are quite large centipedes a native species of Amorgos. During our visit in may, my Husband had an achy meeting with one of those guys wich the greeks call skolopetra.  Centipedes are predators and equipped with poison claws. They are fast and their bite can be quite painful. Usually they like dark, humid habitats […]
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  • Let it Chi – IRIS Center at Aegiali Beach

    By Iris on August 10, 2010
    Many of Amorgos’ visitors have felt strong energies on the island. There are many who have gone through big changes and transformations in their lives after meeting with Amorgos. Inspired by those people, Karin Oscarson and Vasilis Savvas decided to create a place to meet, learn and grow, combining their interest in holistic therapies and exercises and sustainable living. And so they […]
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  • DISCOtheQUE at Aegiali Beach

    By Editor on August 6, 2010
    Disco the Que or just “Q” seems to be the hottest beach cafe/bar/disco on the island. Located straight in front of Aegiali Beach, this relaxing place offers a great view, relaxing atmosphere, cool music, great artwork and a wide range of healthy, creative mediterranean food like risotto, rice and chicken or vegetarian food. As it’s name indicates, it’s not just […]
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  • The Big Blue

    By Editor on August 6, 2010
    Amorgos was scene to Luc Besson’s cult movie “The Big Blue” – at Liveros Bay there is still the shipwreck of Olympia, which attracted the film director. The Big Blue (French: Le Grand Bleu) is a 1988 English-language film made by French director Luc Besson. The film stars Jean-Marc Barr, Rosanna Arquette, Jean Reno and depicts a fictionalized account of […]
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  • Kalotaritissa Beach

    By Editor on August 6, 2010
    Kalotaritissa beach is a smooth and picturesque sandy bay with some shingle parts. The beautiful place on the most southerly point of the Amorgos Island is wind and rough sea protected. The sparkling aquatic scenery is surrounded by a small port for the local fishery boats, it is also a favored anchor ground for yachting people. The charming beach bar […]
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  • New Kafeneon in Tholaria

    By Editor on August 4, 2010
    The recently openend Cafe Seladi in Tholaria is not yost another hip place with a great view. It is made with love. Georgia invested a lot of passion to set up the typical cycladic “Kafeneon Style” and went into architectural details when she renovated the former grocery store. The Seladi Cafe, a calm place 100 meters outside the center of […]
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  • Frisco Bay Feeling at Levrossos Beach Tavern

    By Editor on August 2, 2010
    A more than great place to stay for people who like to layback, have a great view, friendly atmosphere and good food and drinks. Since 20 years, when Petros built the platform 15 meters above Levrossos Beach mainly with wood, he brought over from his home, he ambitously cares for his guests and looks for serving local organic food in […]
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  • Accessories and Gifts in Tholaria

    By Editor on July 31, 2010
    The recently opened accessory shop Mozaik in Tholaria is the result of a creatively talented women who found her love, family and home in Potamos. Therese Sophie Gueguen Theologitis and her husband are the owners of the beautiful panoramic restaurant Kamara in Potamos. Sophie’s shop is a sensitive celebration of home accessories, creative fabrics, small furnitures, exceptional gifts, perfumes, … […]
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  • Kamara – high above the sea

    By Editor on July 31, 2010
    This is the place to enjoy a celestial view on the Aegean sea and the Aegilali Bay! – Indulge in exciting sunsets, savour local organic  food and enjoy the atmosphere of a tenderly arranged place on the roof terrace high above the sea. Sophie and Christos established their “Kamara” in Potamos. They refurbished a 250 years old house into a […]
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  • A Greek Food Favorite: Fava

    By Editor on July 15, 2010
    Amorgos has nearly 1900 residents. Most live either in the main town Chora in the mountains or in the ports or Aegiali Katapola. The inhabitants of the latter two villages hate each other cordially, between them is a red-hot competition that just like to have to spice up everyday life on a small island in the sea. We stay in […]
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  • Hiking Amorgos: Books & Maps

    By Editor on July 14, 2010
    In this article, we will introduce some books and maps which will help you to get all the informations to discover [intlink id=”hiking-on-amorgos” type=”page”]walking and hiking on Amorgos[/intlink] well prepared. You can buy this books and maps online before you travel to Amorgos, but you will get books and maps also in stores on the island. Amorgos – A Walker’s […]
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  • A humorous Video-View on Amorgos

    By Editor on July 4, 2010
    As an example of user-generated-content we will show you a humorous but professionally made video production by Sabien Rodenbach & Rogier Frensdorf on Amorgos, focusing on the islands eco-tourism and local culture. Must watch!
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  • Restaurant Limani, Aegiali

    By Editor on June 24, 2010
    Limani is a popular and vibrant  location – one of the hippest taverns on the island – no wonder. The two Panayiotis brothers know how to run a typical greek restaurant, prepare traditional food with home-grown products and look for a nice and easy living atmosphere. The ambience of the tavern is just terrific. The patio, just beside the church […]
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  • Restaurant Asteria, Aegiali

    By Mihalis on June 23, 2010
    Asteria Tavern is the hangout for locals, with a little touch of a pure dockside-pub. This is an authentic place for Slow-Food friends in every respect! Landlord Mikes offers a number of traditional dishes, most of the ingredients are originated from his own farm. It’s really homemade food – from the scratch. Asteria is located close to the docks of […]
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