Navagio Beach, or Shipwreck Beach as it is known, is undoubtedly the most famous beach in Greece, and home to the wreck of a ship that ran aground here in 1980. It is only accessible by water, but is definitely worth the trip to see the beautiful cove and spend time on it’s white sandy beach.
Although you need to take your own amenities as there are no facilities… and the only little bit of shade you’ll find is in the shadow of the wreck.
- the kraken is a many-armed, ginormous mythical creature that dwells in the oceans of norway and greenland. it was known for attacking ships that travel in its domain, stereotypically during a storm. it is said that the scandinavian sailors who came across it were most likely describing a giant squid. it also has sister depictions, such as scylla from greek mythology.
regarded [by the Desert Fathers] as a shipwreck from which each
individual man had to swim for his life…these were men who believed that
to let oneself drift along, passively accepting the tenets and values
of what they knew as society, was purely and simply a disaster.”