We understood that Indian Gods can create life and also destroy it, being evil or extremely good at the same time. Suddenly things were making sense for us, we were at home now. Happy Holy !
On the island of Skyros in the middle of the Aegean Sea, the sound of hundreds of bells vibrates the old town (Chora) during Apokries celebrations. The main figure of the island’s celebration is the “Old Man” (Geros).
Arachova is a very famous winter destination in Greece, because it combines the ski resort of Parnassus, along with the ancient city of Delphi. Every year, Saint George name day is celebrated and has a particular interest
Το Καστελλόριζο είναι το ανατολικότερο νησί της Ελλάδας, πολύ κοντά στις ακτές της Τουρκίας και απέναντι από την πόλη Kas. Πέρασα δυο εβδομάδες στο Καστελλόριζο για το Πάσχα, βιώνοντας τις τοπικές παραδόσεις και γνωρίζοντας πολύ ενδιαφέροντες κατοίκους.
They started wrestling. Nobody was backing up. From where I was standing I could not take good pictures. When I approached the wrestlers, the watchers started yelling at me for ruining their view. I decided to be exactly behind the referee in order not to disturb anyone and when I saw something interesting I took pictures as fast as possible.
The monastery of Saint Panteleimon, near Vlasti Kozanis, celebrates its patron saint. Many pilgrims arrive to pray and at the same time the villagers climb the mountain on the back of their horses.
I saw people hanging from the windows trying to get a glimpse of the parade. I squeezed to the opposite wall trying to fit the scene inside my 20mm lens. I waited patiently for a horse to enter the frame before I captured the photo.
Κατα τους μήνες του Ιουλίου και του Αυγούστου, αν είστε τυχεροί και βρεθείτε στα Ανώγεια, το ορεινότερο χωριό της Κρήτης, μπορεί να σας προσκαλέσουν σε έναν παραδοσιακό γάμο
“Ohi Day” commemorates the rejection by Greek prime minister Ioannis Metaxas of the ultimatum made by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini on the 28th of October 1940, to allow Italian forces to enter Greece or otherwise face war.