Astypalaia, called in Italian Stampalia and in Ottoman Turkish İstanbulya, is a Greek island with residents census). It belongs to the Dodecanese, an island group of twelve major islands in the southeastern Aegean Sea ASTYPALEA, GREECE
sun bursting dramatically through the clouds over the Parthenon, Athens, Greece. I haven't been here, but love antiquities and history. Greece should probably be on my bucket list, but the instability of the government and currency are worrisome.