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Last Saturday I became a “special tourist”! SPECIAL TOURIST??? What’s that? I was a wine tourist at Nemea in Peloponnese. I visited Lafazanis’ Winery in Ancient Kleones. I ‘ve never been a wine tourist before in my life. I have never participated in any kind of special touristic activity before, apart from the “rebel-tourism” of my youth! Since you showed up to my blog, which is a great honor for me, let me give you some useful information. According to the Encyclopedia of Tourism of 2016, and in my own translation (please keep that in mind, I‘m not a native speaker-I do my best): Special interest tourism is any kind of entertainment trip on which the targeted activity dominates and determines the selection of the destination From this point of view, I was a Wine tourist last Weekend. Our trip was specifically organized to visit Lafazanis’ winery…

This unexpected love peacefully intruded my life last August 2018. I will always remember that day for two reasons. First reason is that this was the first trip I ever made since I became a mother leaving my boys alone back in Athens. Of course,telephone checks were often by their grandfather who also lives in Athens, but, practically they stayed alone and slept in an apartment well locked, resembling to a fort! You can easily understand, that Poros Island is combined in my mind with this sudden “slap” that all parents face at some point that says: “That was it! They’ve grown up!” Second reason for whitch Poros will always stay vivid in my memory is that it was a real surprise! I have visited Poros island twice before last time. Fist time somewhere back in my childhood, while taking a daily cruise with my mother to see the islands…