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Lesbos – Wikipedia

Lesbos (/ ˈ l ɛ z b ɒ s /, US: / ˈ l ɛ z b oʊ s /; Greek: Λέσβος Lesvos, pronounced ), located in the northeastern Aegean Sea.It has an area of 1,633 km 2 (631 sq mi) with 320 kilometres (199 miles) of coastline, making it the third largest island in Greece.

Capital: Mytilene

Lesbos: a Greek island in limbo over tourism, refugees

The island of Lesbos has become a focal point of the refugee crisis in Greece. Its residents have been nominated for a Nobel peace prize for their empathy and assistance but worries persist over long-term effects to its tourist trade

Life on Lesbos: Has the Greek island come to terms with

Life on Lesbos: has the Greek island come to terms with its name? Julie Bindel reports

History and Culture of Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece

History and Culture of Lesvos (Lesbos) island, Greece. The Eastern Mediterranean was one of the first cradles of mankind. Not only modern man (Homo sapiens sapiens) but his predecessors Neanderthal man (Homo sapiens neanderthalenis) and Homo erectus settled early on the coasts, islands and inland regions of this area of the globe, so …

BBC programme finds out the truth about Ancient Greek

New programme finds Ancient Greek ‘lesbian island’ was really a magnet for SEX-MAD men. The Greek island was the ‘sex tourism capital of the ancient Aegean’

Lesbian Herstory – From When The Name Came

Once upon a time, over 2,600 years ago, on an island called Lesbos, in the sunny Aegean Sea near Greece, there lived a woman of the Aristocratic class named Sappho (also sometimes spelled Psappha).

BBC – Travel – Lesbos: a Greek island big enough for two

For a decade, the Greek island of Lesbos was my one true getaway. As a travel writer, I’m usually working when I visit beautiful places, following a strict schedule and always taking notes. But on this idyllic island just off the coast of Turkey, I would do nothing but eat grilled sardines and

Things to Do in Lesbos, Greece – Lesbos – TripAdvisor

Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Lesbos, Greece on TripAdvisor: Northeast Aegean Islands ; Lesbos ; Things to Do in Lesbos; Things to Do in

Lesvos – Official Site

A complete guide to the Greek island of Lesvos,known for beautiful beaches, vast wildlife, excellent cuisine and unspoiled landscape, a true paradise for those looking for the real Greece