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Category Archives: NATURE

  Day by day, we gain a couple of treasured minutes of daylight. It is enough to open a crack in winter greyness and take courage to jump over the time-gap that leads to spring. It’s still very cold, very rainy and very dark, but we start paying attention to the afternoon chirping of the […]

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Despite of the strong south wind, the moon emerging from the mountains of Naxos makes the evening walkers at Pisso Livadi stop at the drafty yard of Saint Nicholas church to stare at it; they stand still like animals in headlights, pleasantly surprised by the aromas of the old salted cedar trees and the freshness […]

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We are halfway through June and the last couple of days left us with a strong summer impression. Warm and calm, the kind of days that bring sounds of fishing boat engines and seagulls through open windows and waving curtains just to tease us; there is work to be done and even the hours of […]

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A different face of Santorini that keeps surprising us with new things to discover: a soft carpet in full bloom just by the sea, on a very windy yet serene day. There are no bad spring days.   photos by christos drazos words by maria alipranti    

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