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***HOLIDAY ANNOUNCEMENT: Thankyou for your Christmas orders - the last of which are now being finalised. I#39;ll be taking a wee break during the festive period and have extended my dispatch times to suit. Please feel free to continue placing orders, just note they will not be dispatched until after Jan 5. Thanks for looking and wishing you happy holidays***

Thank you for viewing my hand-painted plant pot saucers. For matching pots, please see my other listings.

Each saucer is individually hand-painted and sealed with a protective coat on all surfaces. Please note: #39;natural#39; colour is the varnished terracotta saucer un-painted.

SIZES
• Ø7cm x H1cm (fits up to Ø5cm pot base)
• Ø9cm x H1cm (fits up to Ø6cm pot base)
• Ø11cm x H1.5cm (fits up to Ø8cm pot base)
• Ø13cm x H2cm (fits up to Ø9cm pot base)
• Ø15cm x H2.5cm (fits up to Ø12cm pot base)
• Ø17cm x H2.5cm (fits up to Ø14cm pot base)
• Ø19cm x H3cm (fits up to Ø16cm pot base)
• Ø21cm x H3cm (fits up to Ø18cm pot base)

SAUCER CARE
• Best suited for indoor use. May be used outdoors if well-protected from the elements.
• Saucers are varnished but water may still permeate through the base and sides.
• Saucers are not dishwasher safe, please rinse gently with a cloth under cold tap water to clean.

PACKAGING
• Plastic-free
• Made from recycled materials
• Recyclable

TIME FRAMES POSTAGE
• Saucers are painted to order and I aim to dispatch your order within 3-5 business days of receipt.
• Royal Mail 2nd Class postage is included and this normally arrives in 2-4 business days following dispatch.
• For faster delivery, please see delivery upgrades in the check-out.

This listing is for a single hand-painted saucer of your choice of colour. Additional pots, plants, saucers and other decor are for illustrative purposes only and are not included in purchase :)

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Our website in2greece.com, is an educational and travel portal exclusively dedicated to Greece
Our goal is to give all the information for everyone, young and old, who are interested in learning anything about our beautiful country !

Introduction


At the point where three continents meet. Europe, Asia and Africa is Greece, rocking in the waters of the eastern Mediterranean. The area of ​​Greece is small, but its spiritual radiance is very large. Because from this corner of the world was born the highest civilization that ever existed. The institutions, the organization, the arts, the letters and the sciences as well as all the other elements, that now coexist with the Western civilization, have their roots in Ancient Greece.

Geography significantly influenced the development of the country. The mountains have historically restricted internal communications, but the sea has opened wider horizons. A Greek myth says that when God distributed the soil on Earth with a sieve, he used the remaining stones to build Greece. The barren landscape of the country has historically caused people to migrate. Greeks have traditionally been a people of the Diaspora, and several million of them live in different parts of the world

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Wonderful Greece

“Our country has incomparable beauties that charm even the most demanding visitors. Seas with all shades of blue, beautiful beaches, museums, antiquities, countless islands, each with its own uniqueness, traditional villages, lakes and snow-capped mountains in the mainland..”

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Museums

  1. Archaeological Museum of Athens
  2. Acropolis Museum
  3. Museum of Heraklion
  4. Museum of Delphi
  5. Cycladic Art Museum in Athens
  6. Vergina the Royal Tombs museum
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The Greek islands

The proximity, the warm welcome, the riches of the past, the charm of island life constitute for many the ground for a first experience. The most difficult thing though is to choose which island. Sparkling white villages, clinging to the sides of rocky spurs where the blue domes of churches and crimson bougainvillea stand out, arid mountains bathed in dazzling light and bordered by golden sandy beaches.

The Cyclades constitute the archetype of the Greek islands. As for the Sporades, with their dense vegetation, they are quite different. They extend to the north and east of Euboea, as well as to the east of the Pelion peninsula. The inter-island connections and the possibility of staying with the locals will allow you to make a whole trip in the Sporades or the Cyclades.

The closest to the capital of Greece, Athens, are the jewels of the Saronic Gulf, like the elegant Hydra and Spetse or the peaceful Aegina and Poros. There are more islands to discover, the green Ionian islands, cross the Aegean to reach the very diverse islands of the Dodecanese and the less known, in the northeast of the Aegean Sea like Limnos, Samos, Chios or Lesvos and of cource the most wonderful island of Greece Crete

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A few words about Greece

History

Greece was inhabited from the prehistoric times. Its history is more than 3,000 years old, beginning with the Bronze Age and the development in this period.

Minoan , Mycenaean and Cycladic civilisation, followed by the Classic Era of Greece, the Hellenistic period, the Roman period, the 2.95” Natural Citrine Point with Rainbows 3.8oz, Raw Unheated Ku, the Middle Ages and the occupation by the Crusades, the Venetians and the Turks.

Since the Greek war of independence in 1821. Modern Greece is a European country and member of the European Union.

Why holidays in Greece

Because Greece is one of the most beloved holiday destination for many millions of tourists that travel to the Greek islands and the mainland every year. The Large Sodalite Crystal Sphere , the islands and the cities of Greece have everything to offer to the visitor, Soot Sprite w/ Umbrella Embroidered Sew on Patch ,mythology , interesting places and sights to visit , wild nature, rivers and lakes with unique habitats.
Intense glistening light, traditional white houses and the deepest of blue seas gives Greece a unique beauty. The islands offer an incredibly diverse choice of resorts appealing to all ages and every holiday style. You will find wonderfully romantic holiday locations on the smaller islands

The Greek islands

The proximity, the warm welcome, the riches of the past, the charm of island life constitute for many the ground for a first experience. The most difficult thing though is to choose which island. Sparkling white villages, clinging to the sides of rocky spurs where the blue domes of churches and crimson bougainvillea stand out, arid mountains bathed in dazzling light and bordered by golden sandy beaches.

The Cyclades constitute the archetype of the Greek islands. As for the Sporades, with their dense vegetation, they are quite different. They extend to the north and east of Euboea, as well as to the east of the Pelion peninsula. The inter-island connections and the possibility of staying with the locals will allow you to make a whole trip in the Sporades or the Cyclades.

The closest to the capital of Greece, Athens, are the jewels of the Saronic Gulf, like the elegant Hydra and Spetse or the peaceful Aegina and Poros. There are more islands to discover, the green Ionian islands, cross the Aegean to reach the very diverse islands of the Dodecanese and the less known, in the northeast of the Aegean Sea like Limnos, Samos, Chios or Lesvos

Climate ↗

The climate of Greece presents all the characteristics of the Mediterranean climate. It has a limited rainy season, a lot of summer drought, a lot of sunshine and a mild winter. From a climatic point of view, time can be divided into two main periods: the cold, which lasts from October to March, and the warm, which lasts from April to September.

In Greece, one can distinguish four climatic regions: 1) the mountainous, 2 ) northern Greece, 3) the Ionian and 4) the Aegean. Characteristic features of the climate of the mountainous region are the low temperatures, the long period of snowfall, the great cloud cover and the strong winds

The winter in the mountainous country is severe and the summer is cool. Characteristic features of northern Greece are the limited summer drought and the uniform distribution in the rainy season. The winter here is harsh and the summer rainy.

The characteristics of the Ionian are the mild winter, the abundant rains, the small cloud cover and the great sunshine. It is the sunniest region in the country with a temperate pleasant climate. In the area of ​​Agaios, the characteristics of the climate are the high intensity and frequency of the winds, the great sunshine and the humidity.

Where is Greece located ? ↗

Greece located at the SE end of Europe, where three continents meet: Europe, Asia and Africa. Its area is small, but its spiritual radiation is very large. This is where the ancient culture of antiquity developed. Geographically, it belongs to the family of 33 European countries, in which it ranks 13th in area. Globally, its area corresponds to less than 1/1000 of the total land area. The state of the country is a Presidential Republic. Athens is the capital. The Greek space has undergone many changes in the course of history. Its natural map has also undergone alterations and its physiognomy has changed in many places.  The location and geography of Greece particularly favored the development of maritime trade and exchanges in the eastern Mediterranean, which was the most important region of the world until the 16th century and which is still of great importance.
Today, this remarkable geographical position of Greece gives it another opportunity to play an important role in trade and political relations with the developing countries of the Near East and Africa and opens new prospects for economic activity in relation to its huge merchant fleet.
Due to its geographical location, Greece plays the role of a link, from the world of Asia and Africa, to the world of Europe and vice versa.

The Greek people ↗

In recent years, Greek society has become urbanised, Greeks have changed their way of life. The majority of the Greek population tends to look like the middle class of the industrialised countries. But the Mediterranean temperament and national heritage are deterrents to the formation of the “industrial” Greek. Morals and customs and religious beliefs make Greeks stand out from the rest of Europe. Here they meet the old with the new, the marriage of the modern way of life with the traditional Greek thought.

The Greeks are a nation that lives mainly in southeastern Europe and have inhabited extensively the area of Greece since the end of the 3rd millennium BC,
The Greeks generally established colonies around the Mediterranean and the Black Sea, while after the campaign of Alexander the Great their cities and colonies reached as far as Central Asia and as far as present-day India, spreading to a great extent the Greek culture and Hellenism in most of the then known world.

Today the Greek nation is still scattered throughout the world, however, as is logical, the majority remains within the boundaries of the current Greek state and the island of Cyprus.

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Getting to Greece

By air

If you want to find cheap flights to Greece, follow those steps:
1 Book early, 60-90 days in advance.
2 Have nerves of steel? Book late, for last minute deals.
3 Concentrate on getting a good price to London, Paris, Rome or Munich, then find a flight to Greece on a smaller European airline.
4 Be willing to travel one day a week. If your schedule allows, check one or two days before your optimal arrival and departure date.
5 Check who is flying to Athens International Airport near your departure date, you may notice a “new” airline that will offer attractive prices. You can also find a European regional airline that you never thought of taking before.
6 Consider flying directly to Corfu, Thessaloniki, Rhodes,Mykonos, Santorini or through Chania or Heraklion on the island of Crete. Airlines flying out of the UK and Germany have many direct flights to these locations.

By train

Getting to Greece from the European continent, the easiest way is to get a train from any main European city to the Italian ports of Ancona, Bari, Brindisi or Venice, all those ports have daily ferry connections with Greece (Corfu, Patras or Igoumenitsa). There is also a daily train service connecting Sofia (Bulgaria) and Istanbul (Turkey) with Thessaloniki.

By car

If you are coming to Greece by car, it is best to drive to Italy and get the ferry from the ports mentioned above to Greece. You can also get to Greece through the Balkans, but the the journey becomes very long.

Shopping in Greece

Shopping is better value away from the main tourist areas. Although mini markets and the periptera (kiosks) are great for when you run out of essentials at inconvenient times, the larger supermarkets have the best prices. Vegetables and fruit are cheaper in markets or shops that specialise in these products than they are at supermarkets. Be aware that many items are sold by weight – even a slice of cheese can be more than you realise. State your price first.

Local wine from the barrel is cheaper than buying bottles if you can find it. Average prices for wine from the barrel is about 1.50 euros for 0,75 litres or a bottle of dry red Apelia or Kampas (1,5 L for 3,60 – 3,90 euro) . Buy freshly ground coffees by the spoonful and small packs of individual teabags. Toiletries can be quite expensive in Greece, this includes things like suntan cream and insect repellent. It is worth always looking for bargains in your home country and bringing these with you in your luggage.

Getting around in Greece

Greece is a convenient place to get around, it is because Greece has a huge system of local transport consisting of ferries, planes, buses and trains for travel between cities and more local choice of transport within a city or an island. You can travel to almost any place via public transport.

Buses are supported by land transport, with a network that reaches the smallest villages. Trains are a good option available. For most tourists, however, traveling in Greece means island-hopping on the many ferries that criss-cross the Adriatic and Aegean Seas. If you are in a hurry, Greece also has an extensive domestic air network.

By air

A number of islands have airports along with Rolex Datejust 36mm 5.9ct Diamond Bezel/Lugs/Bracelet/Royal GreeRhodesSamosKosSantorini and Mykonos, among others. From 16 international airports in Greece only Athens and Thessaloniki receive regular flights from abroad. There is not much in the way of island to island flights.
During the summer, there are usually several flights a day from Athens to each of the larger islands. These flights are generally made in an hour or less. The Greek carrier Olympic Airways and its subsidiaries offer most flights within Greece. Two or three other companies have been added in recent years, offering more flights around Greece.

By car

Local transport in Greece by car can be a very satisfying experience, so you can explore the incredibly beautiful and varied terrain of the country’s coasts, interiors, and islands, when it suits you.

Greece, on the other hand, has a relatively high number of fatalities in traffic, among the highest in the EU. Many Greek drivers often drive violently, and the country’s topographical reality poses challenges by forcing many narrow roads in mountainous regions to take several turns.

On the plus side, road mortality has steadily declined as a result of government campaigns, tougher policing, and legislation.
The roads are usually well marked and well maintained, and billions of euros, occur pour expand the nation’s network of multi-lane highways. Due to the rapid growth and development of the country’s road network, it is advisable to have the most up-to-date road maps possible. Many of the newer highways are toll roads, and tolls can be expensive.

Renting a car in Greece is easy and cheap. You can pay anywhere from $ 150- $ 200 per week for an “economy” car that would give you the freedom to travel wherever you want. “Mini” cars can be rented for as little as $ 100- $ 150 per week.
Make sure the price you are quoted includes all taxes, insurance and fees (eg airport fee). Drivers who do not hold an EU driver’s license must obtain an international driving license obtained in their home country. This may not happen when you rent a car, but will certainly be needed if involved in an accident or stopped by police for a traffic quote. Insurance can be invalid if the driver is a non-EU driver without an international license.

By ferry

The most comfortable way to go, about getting around is part of the fun of your trip. Taking a ferry can also be the only way to get to some islands. In addition, expeditionary force is the way in which the Greeks tend to approach even a short hop a fine introduction to local traditions. There are extensive connections from Athens and in-between islands for “island hopping”.

Ferries are about one thing in Greece as time off so be quick. In August, ferries fill up due to the national holiday (Aug 15) so plan ahead. New “high-speed ferries” cut distances twice a year, but the prices are slightly more expensive. The simple solution to questions about ferries is: do not worry about it. Show off at each port and you will be able to find out everything you need to know in about 10 minutes.

It is something of a myth that the Greek ferries are unpredictable. But remember that this is at sea. Do not plan a tight schedule around boats. Nothing less than a force 9 storm stops large car ferries, but ferries can arrive late to a final destination even when the weather is good. The farther they are from their starting point, and the more stops along the way, the later they become. Treat timetables as useful guidelines. The most credible information is what you get on the day of departure.

By bus

Buses are a very popular option for domestic travel. KTEL is the national state-subsidized network of independent companies that work together to form a dense line system serving almost the entire country. The system is efficient, reliable and relatively inexpensive.
It serves both long and short distances, including roads from major cities to islands near the mainland, such as Corfu and Kefalonia (in such cases, the ferry is included in the price of the bus ticket). The frequency of buses, as with ferries, varies with the season. Some services, such as special stretches out to the beaches, will naturally be canceled in low season.

By train

Trains are cheap, ways to get around, but the national railway system is extremely limited. This is due to ignoring the arrival of large-scale car use and air travel, and also due to previous technical difficulties in overcoming the country’s difficult terrain.
The importance of train travel has now been rediscovered, and the national railway network is currently undergoing major renovations. The completion of the project is still a long way off, but tourists can already benefit from the first sections of the modernized railway system that have been inaugurated.
A brand new suburban / regional train, the Proastiakos, was opened in 2004 for Attica and neighboring regions and is under continued expansion. There has also been extensive modernization of the Athens-Thessaloniki corridor, with travel times fragmented.

Entertainment in Greece

The most luxurious clubs in Athens, often with live music, have restaurant service, host big names in Greek song and a visit is highly recommended. The predominant genre today is commercial pop which is wrong in having erased the faintest trace of the rich, particular and very ancient Greek musical tradition. A genus that still survives is the “rempetiko”, which developed around 1850 in the Greek community of Asia Minor at the time of the Ottoman Empire and transplanted to Greece in 1922. There are many rooms dedicated to it in Athens near Alexandras Avenue and in the neighborhood of Psiri.

The “mpouzouki”, a popular-style club that takes its name from an instrument similar to the mandolin has also almost disappeared, supplanted by European and American style discos and clubs.

“Skylladika” is a term that indicated low places where the singers who performed had no quality and more than singing they seemed to bark. (Skyladika in modern Greek means house of dogs). Today the term indicates those places in which oriental or secular music is played (mpouzoukia, rempetika, etc.) which to the ears of the Greeks themselves, now completely Westernized, seems strident.

Even the traditional Greek dances have suffered a similar fate and today they survive in an amateur form only to the delight of some tourists. Among the most popular with foreign visitors are the sirtaki, actually an artificial dance created by Mikis Theodorakis for the needs of the soundtrack of the film “Zorba the Greek” (1964) and the “tsifteteli”, an Anatolian dance whose name in Turkish means double rope. Other traditional Greek dances are “Kalamatianòs”, “Tsamikos” or Kleftiko and “Hasapiko”.