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The island of Ulysses is formed of two massifs linked by an isthmus. Its rugged and bare west coast contrasts with the more welcoming and open eastern side. Excavations and scholarship have confirmed legend and identified the site where Ulysees, his father Laertes and wife Penelope lived. Although nothing remains from Antiquity, Ithaki (which was badly hit by an earthquake in 1953) fits Homer's description in the Odyssey: mountains soaring from the sea, pleasant seascapes, sheltered inlets...

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