Greece! The Islands

July 2016
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Ep10 - Dodecanese: From Kos To Karpathos, Ep. 10

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Dodecanese: From Kos To Karpathos - On the island of Rhodes we pay a visit to the mother of all European coffee bars. Before the cobbler Jannis explains to us, why his handcrafted boots are still in demand - even by young people - in his tradition-steeped home island Karpathos. Then Sofia shows us, what crucial roles women play in "windmill village"- and how they, traditionally, still pull the strings. (From Germany, in English) (Documentary) G CC
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Ep9 - Dodecanese: From Patmos To Kalymnos, Ep. 9

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Dodecanese: From Patmos To Kalymnos - We visit the eastern part of the Aegean. At the famous monastery of Patmos we visit a grotto in which Saint John wrote the “Apocalypse”. Beyond the walls of the monastery Anastasia is expecting us on her research vessel. On Kalymnos, Apostolos introduces us to the art of free diving, which is used for sponge fishing. (From Germany, in English) (Documentary) G CC
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Ep8 - Cyclades: From Tinos To Amorgos, Ep. 8

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Cyclades: From Tinos To Amorgos - We travel to Tinosvia via Delos and then to Amorgos. In Tinos we trace the feeling in the sculptors' fingertips. We accompany the Skopelitis, the Mediterranean's most famous ferry, and end the round trip in Amorgos with Abbot Spiridon. (From Germany, in English) (Documentary) G CC
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Ep7 - Cyclades: From Santorini To Naxos, Ep. 7

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Cyclades: From Santorini To Naxos - We begin our journey from the pearl of the Mediterranean: the volcanic island of Santorini and then we head north to Naxos. In Santorini, we meet Margarita and her unique wine. In Naxos we witness the curious magic exuded by its marble quarries, learn how sometimes donkeys end up on the roof and why young Greeks seem to be able to dance before they learn to walk. (From Germany, in English) (Documentary) G CC
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Ep6 - East Of Crete, The, Ep. 6

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East Of Crete - Together with Marianna, we collect the herbs she uses to make tea and oil and also learn about nature’s healing power. In Knossos, elaborate palaces teach us about a time when most Europeans still lived deep in the woods. In Matala, on the southern coast, a local fisherman shows us some caves - just like he did over forty years ago when sought out by hippies. Meanwhile, we meet a local taking care of a grove of huge olive trees that are over 3,500 years old. (From Germany, in En...
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Ep5 - Crete - West Coast, Ep. 5

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Crete - Today we visit the real cradle of Europe: Crete, Zeus' birthplace. Right next to the dream beaches of Crete, Crissanthi shows us some sites where she finds a true treasure of the sea: Salt of exceptional quality. Up in the mountains we meet Kostas and his fellow shepherds who are celebrating the day of sheep benediction. On the northern coast, the location where the classic "Zorba the greek" was shot, former cameraman Walther Lassali tells us why Stavros was the ideal place to shoot thi...
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Ep4 - Peloponnese: From Corinth To Olympia, Ep. 4

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Peloponnese: From Corinth To Olympia - This part of our journey takes us to the Peloponnese, the biggest and youngest of all Greek islands. In Corinth, bungee enthusiasts jump into the canal. In the midst of the amphitheatre of Epidaurus, Maria introduces us to the world of the Greek drama. It is her first time on the most important stage in all of Greece. In Nafplion, we learn about the importance of the "Komboli". Rallou listens to the sound of these, allegedly meditative pearls. We meet a lo...
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Ep3 - Peloponnese: From Rio To Arcadia, Ep. 3

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Peloponnese: From Rio To Arcadia - Alexis takes us on a ride with 'his' narrow gauged mountain railway. Passing narrow tunnels, we reach the inner part of the country via delicate bridges. In the ancient stadium of Nemea we meet Amalia, who is preparing for an Ultramarathon to Olympia. In golden Arcadia we meet Olga, a young beekeeper, who returned to her grandfather's native village, to build a future. (From Germany, in English) (Documentary) G CC
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Ep2 - Ionian Island, Ep. 2

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Ionian Island - From lush green forests to snow-capped mountains, from towering cliffs to bare sandbars, the Greek islands are a land of unmatched natural beauty. The islands also have seen Europe’s earliest civilizations, its philosophical founders and its greatest battles. This series will take viewers to hidden coves, volcano craters, and whitewashed monasteries. On the ground, the locals give original insights into historical buildings, sacred places and, of course, the culinary traditions ...
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Ep1 - Corfu, Ep. 1

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Corfu - From lush green forests to snow-capped mountains, from towering cliffs to bare sandbars, the Greek islands are a land of unmatched natural beauty. We meet the locals who give insight into historical buildings, sacred places and, of course, the culinary traditions that have influenced Europe for centuries. In this premiere episode, we experience Easter in the city Corfu - the most important holiday of Greece. We fly over lush green islands and discover remnants of the Venetian empire eve...
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