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Published on May, 11th 2020
The Island of Hydra is a range of mountain sitting on the sea. The rocky inhospitable coast scatterred its cliffs into the waves, leaving very few places for sailors to land, except in the mean town. And yet, in the 19th century the island was an important maritime empire.
There are no cars or motorbikes on Hydra because of a band designed to ensure the peace and quiet of the surroundings. Mules are called into service for carrying luggage.
The steep slopes climb up to the 600 metres summit. There are few places even in Greece where you can find such serenity. Here. Everything inspires tranquility relaxation. And the gentle way of life. It's not surprising that artists find inspiration in the atmosphere on Hydra.