Author Archives: Giles Wilcox


Sancti Pectri – Costa de la Luz

Right down in the southern most tip of Spain, east of Cadiz, is Sancti Pectri, an old tuna fishing community that sits on the edge of the marismas. Separated from a long spit of sand, […]

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Sierra de Aracena – Hidden Jewel of Andalucia

Forty minutes to the west of Seville, lies the quietly seductive Sierra de Arecena, an area of outstanding natural beauty, with lush rolling hills, little historic villages and stunning countryside. This is the home of the […]

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The Patriarchate of Peç

The Patriarchate of Peç is the holiest site in the Serbian Orthodox Church and ironically is situated in the north western corner of Kosovo, which is majority Albanian Muslim. The medieval Monastery complex is located next […]

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Balkan Tinder Box

I came across this young boy on the tinder box divide between the Christian Serbian North and Muslim Albanian South, of Mitrovica, in northern Kosovo. The boy looked at me with a hard unforgiving stare, […]

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The Hanging Monasteries of Meteora

In the centre of Greece, is one of the most breathtaking sights you can see. Driving along the central plain, southwest from Mount Olympus, one unexpectedly comes across dramatic rock formations towering out of the […]

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