Halcyon Days

According to the Greek legend, Halcyon, (Aλκυών, Alkion) the kingfisher, charms the winds and the seas every winter solstice, so she can lay her eggs on a calm, safe, floating nest. Hence, Halcyon Days (Αλκυώνιδες Μερες, Alkionedes Meres) signifying peace and tranquility. If you’re lucky enough to be in Crete in winter, you can indeed […]

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