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).
In an old and somehow derelict part of the city center, dozens of street restaurants and food stalls pile up local delicacies, traditional dishes from other regions and even the odd "contemporary" dish.
The Heart of Street Food in Xian. I found out Chinese Muslims are the best cookers at northwest China, so we decided to stay inside the greatest food redoubt ruled by these people and that was for sure the greatest idea of this trip. I learned so much about feeding, that all my concept tears apart, with a whole new level of tastes. The only thing I regret was not to have tasted all that I could.
Unless you are staying on an Indian friend's house, the most fun and true way of getting to know the day-to-day and customs of the Indians is to use the Indian rail network.
In a small village, Kalamaki, which lies about 32km away from Larissa city, a rare, close to extinction profession can be found. Traditional coal making can be seen here around the producers' huts.
The biggest ceremony of the year in Olympos village of Karpathos. During this Byzantine custom, the Icons from the main church are being carried on people's shoulders around the village to perform memorials at the other churches and the cemetery.
The traditional Easter in Olympos comes to its peak on Easter Tuesday, that is the Tuesday after the Easter. The Icons of the central church are carried around the village.
Once in a year in Santorini island and during the Holy Week of the Greek Orthodox Easter a one-of-a-kind Epitaph procession takes place at the quaint village of Pyrgos.