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Here are the top 10 Greek Islands to visit in Greece

I could see myself sitting there drinking coffee...or a glass of wine. 17 Perfect Island Holidays Destinations - Paros, Greece

Sweet peas via Sandra Lightholder.--I try to grow these every year but our Spring season doesn't stay cool enough for them to grow very long. Love the scent of them though (mkc).

from Mail Online

Daredevil photographers brave boiling waters to capture the drama of searing-hot lava crashing into the seas off Hawaii

In 1600 the Greek city of Crete ~ was hit hard by a massive volcano. The volcano threw up ash covering cities and ruining crops. They may have been the end of the Minoan civilization.

minoan pots We also love crete as you can see on http://ferienwohnung-kreta.de/ and have some nice photos there!

Tomb of the Kings, Paphos, Cyprus. I was lucky enough to live in Cyprus in the early 70s - before the Turks invaded. It was a relatively unspoilt island. Obviously time has passed, money has been spent and a lot of it's charm has gone, but the sights I remember are still glorious to me.