Balls made of zucchini flowers

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Passengers

Time has deducted the hard jacket of matter from them and the more it reacts on them, the more their existence becomes transparent and furtive

The statue of Kanaris in Chios Park

The most photographed statue of Chios

Nikos Gialouris’ “Old Woman”

Forty two years ago, the Chios loving painter climbs up “Old Woman’s Castle” along with a couple friend

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The tower of Skilitsena (a.k.a. “the Black Woman”)

The orchard featuring the tower of “the Black Woman” is located to the east of Agios Ioannis Voudomatis church in Kambos

The wood-fired oven in the neighborhood

Ovens in village neighborhoods used to be places where people would gather, get in touch and enjoy themselves

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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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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…