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Raindrops touch the sea and create tiny holes on its surface that disappear in fog seconds later. The coastline is misty and it feels as if the island has turned into a giant water bubble and we are trapped inside. From the inside of this bubble everything looks blurry: colors fade and only the red […]

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Days are getting smaller, but they peaceful and mellow: in Spinalonga, Crete, autumn colors stay soothing and cheerful. No fallen leaves by the sea ; )   photos by christos drazos words by maria alipranti    

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Paraga, Mykonos When I saw those photos that Christos sent from Mykonos, I couldn’t help thinking how well this man fits within his environment. I remembered that not so long ago, people at the islands used to work the land wearing shirts and trousers instead of jeans or overalls like they do now. I also […]

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Love the blue and white simplicity of this pattern and the way it draws inspiration from island colors: traditional, mesmerising loom weaving at Chalki village of Naxos.   photos by christos drazos words by maria alipranti      

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Natural sounds take over the island again. I am sitting at my balcony and I only hear the sea murmur, a dog barking and some cats chasing invisible enemies among the vine leaves. Even the small fishing boat engines sound like a subtle heartbeat, drawing more attention with their lights as they spread outside Naxos, […]

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