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Seafood and icy ouzo on Lesvos island | Tanya GO Travel
In my mind the Greek island Lesbos (Lesvos, both transcriptions are valid) will always remain the homeland of ouzo drink and the freshest seafood I've ever tasted. The island is much closer to the Turkish shore, than to the Greek one and has been several times handovered between Greece and Turkey. Unfortunately, it lately became popular as a refugee distribution spot. A comfortable temporary stop for those dangerous inflatable boats, moving illegally from Syria via Turkey to Greece. Lesbos island from the plane Before the refugee wave, Lesbos (Lesvos) was a peaceful rocky land in the heart of the Aegean Sea, reachable by the ferry, leaving from the Turkish city of Ayvalik. One way ticket per adult is 15 Euro (no vehicle included). The ferry ride is about an hour. The island also has a cute small airport, providing convenient connection with the mainland. Could be fun, because I arrived by ferry, but left the island by plane. A typical Mytilini narrow street The