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Water vein

Wells, dowsers and diggers

Vitiadis Mansion

Dense vegetation has prevailed upon Vitiadis mansion, causing everything to steadily enfeeble and silently wilt

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A tenacious teacher, one hundred and twenty firs and the “Immortal Water”

Several references can be found in the Chian Calendar Book of Fita village referring to…

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The refugee hovels on the seafront wall of the Castle

After the Izmir disaster in 1922 and the population exchange in 1923, the Castle of Chios hosted, one more time, uprooted people

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You came over here to shoot the weeds?

March 1986, and Kostas Stamoulis captures wild tulips at the edges of Kalimassia and Tholopotami

Konstandia from Nenita turned out three hundred kilos of mastic

I met her at her house and she was all smiles and accommodating, wearing a little headscarf, clearing up her neighbor’s mastic and insisting on treating me all sorts of confections.

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The red bag: Thalia Nouarou’s best photo

Once a month, this column will be devoted to a shot of a professional or an amateur photographer, who has been routinely photographing the island, thinks that deserves to be shown.

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From Koris Yefiri to the sea

Taking a stroll across Parthenis river – or whatever’s left of it

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Lalades, the current state of affairs and the spring beauties

Mid-March is when lalades break through on Chios, most of them on lush mountainsides close to Tholopotami village

In March we sowed in flower beds

The tobacco growing in Chios

We are not animals

Safa and Narjes live in Vial, we live in our bubble

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3D pop-up cards by the students attending the third and the eighth Chios Elementary Schools

Using collage technique, markers and colored pencils, students compiled their own Chios-inspired imaginary landscapes

It’s a day’s walk from Egrigoros to Vrontados

Yannis Tellis relates a story dating back to the German Occupation

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Phalacrocorax carbo stands for cormorant

Mid-winter waterfowl measurements around Zifias dam

Nibbling on mushrooms

“I’ve walked on these mountains countless times. I’ve been doing that since I was a…

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