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Karpathos: An island off the beaten track

Their eyebrows are black and thick and their facial expressions austere and proud. The women from the small village of Olympos, high in the north of the Greek island of Karpathos, are different from the women on the rest of the island. This part of Karpathos has the harshest landscape on the 300 square kilometre island thanks to its craggy coastline and the waves that crash upon the shore. But its olive groves and hidden bays also make it the most beautiful place on Karpathos. Olympos is difficult to reach.
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