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.
GREECE. Crete island. Rethymnon . Monastery of Virgin Mary of the Rock (Panagia Charakiani). Pilgrims living for 15 days in self made sheds around the Monastery, for the fast before the Assumption of Mary.
During the summertime, months of July and August, you might be lucky enough to be invited in a traditional wedding in Anogia, the traditional, highest altitude village of Crete island
After eating a delicious food, singing starts. There are local musicians playing. Oldest men sing first, the priest also. In a while, dancing starts. This will last until morning.
One of the significant islands of the Aegean, Chios is the island most famous for Masticha, a unique product that grows only in its southern part, the fragrant plain with its citrus trees and its imposing villas, the Captains and the shipowners and the impressive rocket war at Vrontados between the two churches of the village during the Resurrection of Christ on Holy Saturday.