Well digging in southeastern Chios

Kostas Papavasiliou, the well digger from Pagida village

The needle crafting

Spurred on by a photo taken forty years ago, Despina from Kini talks us through mastic trees needle crafting and rural life

Haroumbis recalls his thresher and his donkey

Still spry and fidgety, is always working, smiling and engaging into all sorts of activities – the coffee shop, the fairs

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

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

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.

Livanos residence in Kardamila

Livanos residence is located at the lower part of Kardamila village, in a quarter named…

Ambeliotis Residence

Ambeliotis residence is located at 1-3, Agii Anargiri Street, consisting of two buildings.

The adventures of Monopetra

A boulder, the puzzling disappearance of an ancient inscription and two small tales set against the background of Mount Piganio

Yiorgis Fradzeskos, the last coalman of Kalimassia

Having spent his whole life working in kilns, mastro*-Yiorgis Fradzeskos, “the old woman”, as the villagers used to call him