BROADCASTED ON 8/08/2018 TO 10/08/2018

LEMNOS – NORTH AEGEAN

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Wanderlust
/ wɒndəlʌst/
Noun
A strong, innate desire to travel

It’s Season 5 of Wanderlust Greece and our presenters are off to the islands of the North Aegean. Ikaria, Samos, Lesvos, Chios and Lemnos. A collection of magical isles totally authentic and unspoilt… all the way down to their ancient Greek roots.

Love here comes at first sight, but understanding what makes these island gems tick is another story.

On Lemnos we learn the secret of being comfortable with exactly who you are. If you’re soil’s volcanic, then grow stumpy little vines that produce grapes packed with flavour. If you’re island landscape includes a remote rock formation on the top of a hill that half-resembles a natural shelter, then build a church there without a roof. That if you’ve got the beautiful Aegean Sea behind you, there’s no need for a backdrop when you’re building an ancient theatre. And that if you stumble across Europe’s only desert, you might as well have a go at sand surfing. Well, sort of.

 

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  • Welcome to the island of Lemnos! We – the @Yabatravellers 👫 of course – can’t wait to show you around this beautiful volcanic island of the Greek god Hephaestus! 🔥 First stop, the Medieval Castle of Myrina! Overlooking the city from the top of a rocky peninsula, this is the largest fortress in the Aegean Sea. 🏰 Take your chances and try spotting one of the 200 deer living around its walls!

  • We’re broadcasting LIVE from Lemnos, the volcanic island of the Greek god Hephaestus! Join our host presenters, the Yabatravellers, as they stroll around the city of Myrina, the island’s idyllic capital!

  • 📍Aliki Salt Lake | Lemnos

  • According to Aristotle, Lemnos was known in ancient times for the excellent quality of its wines. So, it’s time for wine tasting!

  • At📍Gomati beach we saw the Gold Amothines, a rare sight for Europe since it is the only desert on the continent!

  • We’re broadcasting the final LIVE video from the island of Lemnos! Join our host presenters, the 👫 Yabatravellers, for an authentic cooking class of delicious Lemnian cheese pie! 😋🇬🇷

George Tsagkarakis & Vasiliki Papakonstanti
George Tsagkarakis & Vasiliki Papakonstanti Couple Travel Bloggers & Storytellers
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George Tsagkarakis & Vasiliki Papakonstanti Couple Travel Bloggers & Storytellers

Vasiliki and George are a couple, travel bloggers and storytellers sharing a common passion for travelling and new adventures. Through their blog yabatravellers.com, they aspire to “illuminate” the secret sides of travelling, to share tips and tell stories about all the things that make life more beautiful.
George studied Tourism Management and Vasiliki Politics & Economics, but their creative spirit and wanderlust bug led them to other directions. After their studies they started working in aviation and when they met they created the couples travel blog, Yabatravellers.com. Currently they combine their blogging life with their passion for aviation.
They were born in Crete Island and they live in the city of Athens.
Life motο: «I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world!»

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