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Social distancing in Mykonos?

June 15, 2020

It might seem like an oxymoron, but in fact, one can practice social distancing in Mykonos, provided that they choose to take the road less travelled.

At the time of writing, Mykonos, normally the Mediterranean’s party central, is uncharacteristically empty, quiet and serene. Blame it in on the pandemic. But thanks to a hefty mix of timely measures and preemptive actions all over Greece, Mykonos shall -hopefully- be soon returning to its typical buoyant self with the reopening of the hotels, the restaurants and the bars and the resuming of international flights on June 15th. This is excellent news for all Mykonos lovers out there. 

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Petros The Pelican: The Mascot Of Mykonos

December 12, 2016
Petros the Pelican, the famous mascot of Mykonos, where Semeli Best Hotel is located.

Never before has a bird been in the limelight for the last 60 years… and this bird, without any further ado is Petros the Pelican, one of the animate attractions of Mykonos! According to the legend, it was 1954 when a fisherman found a wounded pelican and nursed him back to health and ever since, the pelican remained on the island supported by locals.

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