WHERE WE ARE NOW……

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We started today on the portion of trail from Ag Ianni Skleri down towards Moutero. It’s going to take a few days and the chain saw will get a lot of use. Luckily, Harry,one of the volunteers, particularly likes using … Continued

ANOTHER PORTION REOPENED

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We’ve been working very hard. Now reopened is the portion of trail from Epermacho church, Potami up towards Ag Ianni Skleri. Whilst we were there, we not only cleared the trail of fallen trees but also widened the trail like … Continued

THE RETSINA TRAIL

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I’ve been working on a new website, dedicated to The Retsina Trail. If you’d like to take a look, you’ll find it at: http://theretsinatrail.wordpress.com   I hope you not only enjoy the site but also get to actually walk the trail.   … Continued

ALTERNATIVE TOURISM

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I recently had the pleasure of accompanying Mary Diamantis, the president of the Skopelos Hoteliers Union, to Naupaktos where an Eco Tourism exhibition took place. It was heartening to see how many islands were being supported by their local councils … Continued

OCTOBER CLEARING

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We’ve just said ‘Good-bye'(9 October) to Emily from the US and Jack from the UK who have been working here since 18 September. They were excellent volunteers and worked very hard indeed without complaint! We did a bit of maintenance … Continued

September clearing

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We welcomed our first Greek volunteer recently, Dimitris Zachos. It was good to have a strapping lad around, capable of lifting heavy logs. We gave the Retsina Trail a clean up and put up a sign at the Platanakia end. … Continued

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