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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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Sunday’s ritual in process: coffee, reading and friends coming over for more coffee and small talk. Aren’t Sundays great?   photos by christos drazos words by maria alipranti  

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