By Anna Papayiannis 

Destinations: Karpathos – Part I

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The second largest of the Dodecanese islands in the southeast Aegean Sea, Karpathos is known for its exceptional natural beauty, and the local people’s spirited devotion to tradition.

By Vasiliki Vardaouli 

Destinations: Karpathos – Part II

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The island is home to several villages including Pigadia (Karpathos), Menetes, Arkasa, Aperi, Volada, Othos, Pyles, Mesohori, Spoa & Olympos. Costumes are colorful & ornate.

By Kalliopi Mallofti 

Destinations: Karpathos – Part III

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Other notable sites to visit on the island include the Achata Cave in Arkasa, and the ancient city of Potideon, also known as Poseidon, in Pigadia.

Vangelis Mitakidis 

Destinations: Karpathos – Part IV

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Traditional Karpathian cuisine includes the Skaros fish, Kolokythopoulia zucchini flowers, Makarounes pasta, Sisamomeli sweet, and Tourtes cheese-filled pies.