The Lunar Landscapes of Milos

#LoveMILOS Subsequent volcanic eruptions have turned the island’s north coast into a freak show of geological curiosities I already told you that most people in Milos believe their local administration and tourism board are not making enough of the fact that the Venus of Milo, possibly the world’s most famous “classical” statue, was found on their island. Here is what I believe is under-promoted about Milos: the island’s stunning geological diversity.

The Lunar Landscapes of Milos

The Mining Hikes in Milos

#LoveMILOS After a long and “crane’s length” co-existence on the island, the strange bedfellows of mining and tourism are beginning to embrace Most of the Cyclades islands are one-horse economies. Nearly all the people you will meet during your stay – guest house owners, restaurateurs and guides, obviously, but also local officials, doctors and lawyers – are only there because of people like you: if tourists did not pump money into the veins of the

The Mining Hikes in Milos

The Venus of Milo Walk

#LoveMILOS Classical antiquity’s most famous lady, a most controversial military campaign, catacombs and a murderous espresso machine. Hers is the body that launched a thousand ad campaigns …

… that graces a thousand flea markets all over Greece …

… and that has inspired many artists, the clumsy and the maladroit …

… as well as the playful and joyously camp …

The Venus of Milo Walk