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Guide for planting, heeling, and transplanting trees, as well as information about dormant trees.
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Without a doubt, one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean, but not exactly the place you’d think to go looking for a charming English bookshop. Located in the basement of one of Santorini’s white houses, Atlantis Books was conceived when two young friends, Oliver and Craig were spending a week on Santorini and over a bottle of wine one evening, they decided to open a bookshop on the island. It was the one thing their paradise was missing; a haven for readers and writers. The two young men laughed about how their children would run it one day A sort of in-the-know meet-up place for travelling bibliophiles, Atlantis Books hosts festivals and sunset readings on their terrace (with sea views of course). They even started their own publishing house in the…
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Farmers gain markets they can count on, while consumers enjoy fresh food sourced locally. What’s not to love about regional food hubs?
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