Once more, one of the 5 blue zones of the planet, due to the longevity and the quality of life of its inhabitants, the beautiful, laid-back island of Ikaria (named after Icarus), self-sufficient and not dependent on Tourism, made its traditional choice at the Greek general elections, giving 35% to the communist party, another 35% to other left-wing parties, and just 19.5% to the governing... Show more

Once more, one of the 5 blue zones of the planet, due to the longevity and the quality of life of its inhabitants, the beautiful, laid-back island of Ikaria (named after Icarus), self-sufficient and not dependent on Tourism, made its traditional choice at the Greek general elections, giving 35% to the communist party, another 35% to other left-wing parties, and just 19.5% to the governing center-right party, even though the latter received 40.8% country-wide. Isn't it time to rename it a Red Zone? https://www.bluezones.com/explorations/ikaria-greece/