Cobalt Blue Dreams in Ouranoupoli

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♫ ♪ Fiona Apple - Pure Imagination 

My vacation at Halkidiki was only for 5 damn days, but the trip’s memories are a monopolizing theme in my mind, especially now – exams period-. The sea near Ouranoupoli is in my top list of idyllic cobalt blue waters. Also, in the term of “total relaxation holidays” these 5 days should be mentioned. They place that we were staying is an excellent example of an austere place, swamped with olive trees and

century cactus, in total harmony with the nature. Its name and aesthetics recall the monastic communities. The only difference; they don’t have beds with fancy mosquito nets.

If Skites is something that you would consider make sure to book the rooms with the sea view, drinking coffee on their wooden balconies with such a view would be bliss.

You can found more about that vacation, here –sunsets at Skites- and here – upside down world project.

Photos taken at: Skites hotel - bungalows

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 At the border with holy mount Athos

At the border with holy mount Athos

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Déspina Kortesidou

Déspina Kortesidou was born with the April flowers sometime in the '90s in the sunny peninsula of Greece. She is a graduating master student of neuroscience & metabolism, and a born adventurer.

(3rd person statements sound so official, love it)

She founded In Whirl of Inspiration, back in 2011 when she was (just) a biology student, in the island of Crete. In Whirl of Inspiration started as a creative and writing outlet for when studying molecules, became too monotonous. Recently, she started writing a children book and a not-so-children's book about the civil war in Greece. She has a soft spot for cheese, elder people, and (her own) jokes, but can't tell any as she ruins them by laughing too early. She enjoys sharing advice for eating healthier, or inspiring people to cover themshelves with plants, color and confetti.

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