This is about the remotest, the wildest and the most isolated region of Greece. Cut off from the rest of country by the towering range of the Taygetus, and hemmed in by the Aegean and Ionian seas, this rocky central prong of the Peloponnese is the southern most point of Mediterranean Europe.
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Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Antiquarian. Penguin, London, n.d.(>1984). 320p. Pocketbook. Pages a bit yellowed. 'Part travelogue, part inspired evocation of the past, 'Mani' is glorious fusion of scholarship, imagination and history. The Mani was a remote and untouched region of the Greek Peloponnese, and the Maniots were among its toughest and wildest inhabitants. to get there alone required determination and extreme hardiness. Patrick Leigh Fermor's account of his journey through the peninsula unlocks the secrets of a people and culture whose roots stretch back to Byzantium. The masterpiece of a traveller and scholar.' (Illustrated London News). Antiquarian. Artikel-Nr. 33558