the place

The Cyclades islands are the most popular group of Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. The name of this group comes from the Greek word cyclos, which means around, around the sacred island of Delos that was an important religious Centre in the ancient times.

Paros situated in the center of the Cyclades islands and is the birthplace of “56isles” beer.

Even if I wander around all lands

only this do I love

“Hey you, mainlands and seas”, Odysseas Elytis

vineyards and golden olive trees

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I might as well say that I believe things will always endure if they are true

Aris Konstantinidis, architect

 

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ancient paths

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springtime the dew is born inside the leaves

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Traditional food storage

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cultural heritage

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small grave stele

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food and flavors

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our raw materials, barley crops

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over the stones, behind the fences

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windmills & watermills… the roar of the wind

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Sanctuary of Apollo

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they had the bearing of trees and waves

that accept the wind and the rain

accept the night and the sun

without changing in the midst of change.

“Mythistorema”, George Seferis

 

Holy oblations

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livestock - farming

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I look at the eyes: neither open nor closed

I speak to the mouth which keeps trying to speak

I hold the cheeks which have broken through the skin.

 

"Mythistorema", George Seferis

 

summertime, only light

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The sea, the sea,
who will be able to drain it dry?

“Mythistorema”, George Seferis

 

celebration

copyright: Stavros Niflis

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GOD – BUILT katoikies

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