byzantine watermills

Just a 5 minute car ride from my house, lies one of Thessaloniki’s treasures that few people even know about. It is the archeological park of byzantine watermills in the area of Polichni. In the past people would come here for small getaways, as the … Click to read morebyzantine watermills

hamadryad

A hamadryad (/hæməˈdraɪ.æd/; Greek: Ἁμαδρυάδες, Hamadryádes) is a Greek mythological being that lives in trees. They are a particular type of dryad, which are a particular type of nymph. Hamadryads are born bonded to a certain tree. Some believe that hamadryads are the actual tree, … Click to read morehamadryad

naiad

In Greek mythology, the Naiads (Ancient Greek: Ναϊάδες) were a type of water nymph (female spirit) who presided over fountains, wells, springs, streams, brooks and other bodies of fresh water. This one was taken a year ago, while I was driving to my village to … Click to read morenaiad

the mill

The Kythera series is slowly (and painfully) coming to an end. The same day I was exploring the bridge of Katouni, I set to discover a way to reach an old english school I had read about, the school of Milapidea. After locating it from … Click to read morethe mill

the bridge

I finally decided to complete my series from Kythera, where I traveled last September! The bridge in Katouni, Kythera, was built during the island’s British domination and it’s the largest stone bridge ever built in Greece, with a length of 110m, height 15m and width … Click to read morethe bridge

one hundred years

It has been a while! Well, over a month actually! I’ve been focusing on my master’s thesis a lot, and I am trying to force myself not to think about photography, because I don’t have the time for it, but it is hard not to! … Click to read moreone hundred years

florescence

I am so happy I spent most of my summer running around with my camera, taking pictures. This one was taken while I stayed at my father’s village, up in the mountains, one of my favorite places in this world. One afternoon I took my … Click to read moreflorescence

farewell

Happy new year everyone! In my last post I made a quick resume of 2014, as a way to say goodbye to the year that passed. For the first picture of 2015, I chose one that I took during my summer holidays at the beach. It … Click to read morefarewell

everflowing

The last few weeks have been really exhausting for me. I had to move into a new house, which means a lot of running around, packing, unpacking, carrying, cleaning, organizing and anything else that goes with settling into a new home. At last I think … Click to read moreeverflowing