Tag: Skopelos

Alonissos monk seal

Alonissos Marine Park: The Largest Reserve of its Kind in the World

With a new underwater museum where visitors can explore the remains of a 2500-year-old shipwreck, the Alonissos Marine Park is the largest reserve of its kind in the world, a place of unspoilt natural beauty that is home to a fascinating variety of flora, fauna and marine life including the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal.

Sister Ioanna Adler of Skopelos

Sister Ioanna Adler of Skopelos

Sister Ioanna is a Greek Orthodox nun serving on a monastery in Skopelos.  She is half-Greek and half-Jewish-American.  She feels a sense of belonging in Greece, much more so than in the United States.  Greek City Times spoke to Sister Ioanna recently to learn more about her holy journey.

Alonissos monk seal

Alonissos Marine Park: The Largest Reserve of its Kind in the World

With a new underwater museum where visitors can explore the remains of a 2500-year-old shipwreck, the Alonissos Marine Park is the largest reserve of its kind in the world, a place of unspoilt natural beauty that is home to a fascinating variety of flora, fauna and marine life including the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal.