Spinalonga! An abandoned island shrouded in mystery

For decades after it was abandoned, not much was known about the Greek island of Spinalonga or its days as a leper colony – but all that is changing. I caught my first glimpse of Spinalonga four years ago from a steep hilltop overlooking the sleepy village of Plaka in north-eastern Crete. The diminutive 8.5-hectare … Continue reading Spinalonga! An abandoned island shrouded in mystery