Kos in June is a thing of beauty. Nature regained its emerald green in spring and now rolls it all over the hills and valleys inland. The weather is mild and pleasant: it’s summer, but the heat of the season doesn’t set in until early July. This is the perfect weather to explore the island of Hippocrates.
Kos is a charming Greek island, one of the largest of the Dodecanese, surpassed in size only by Rhodes and Karpathos. As you’d expect from such a destination, the cuisine characteristic to the island is Greek Mediterranean, but the Turkish influence is strong too – due to the island’s proximity to the coast of the ancient region of Caria in Turkey.
Hani (Χάνι), a building once used to house livestock was carefully renovated in 2010 to be repurposed as an exhibition center, initially designed to showcase the permanent collections of the Exhibition Center of Modern History and Italian Architecture.
While Kos is most often mentioned for its stunning village architecture, natural beauty, and pristine beaches, there’s a lot for walking enthusiasts to enjoy too. On this amazing island, a short jaunt up into the foothills or onto a mountain…