Second biggest Dodecanese island, Karpathos has 6000 population and has beautiful, wild rugged, landscape. Half the island is harsh and inaccessible, the other is lush and idyllic. Some buildings are small and very genuine, others are modern. Olympic village is one of the most authentic one. Kyra Panagia, Apella, Finiki, Lefos are the most beautiful beaches. Surfing, hiking, diving are among some of the activities practiced here.