Monthly Archives: April 2014

a musical celebration

will be taking place on the 1st May at the school in Vlachopulatika at 8.30pm. The music school of Kozani (a northern Greek city) is presenting music from the south of Italy. Amateur films that the school have created will … Continue reading

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Easter celebrations

Good Friday, Panagia Island Easter Saturday, Loggos Easter Sunday              

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The pretty hamlet of Fontana

was the start of our walk yesterday and we were led by our resident donkey Socrates who was ‘blessed’ at the church there a few years ago. Meandering down little paths, Simon (Socrates owner) has an abundance of knowledge that … Continue reading

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The local choir

performed a special Palm Sunday Easter concert at Agios Andreas church in Lakka yesterday, Faye kindly took a few photos and the video clip

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The bells were ringing

this morning to mark the start of Palm Sunday mass. Agios Andreas church in Lakka will be having an extended service with the choir joining them at the end for an Easter concert. Yoga is taking place at 11.30 today … Continue reading

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St Nicholas island

for years I’ve wanted to visit this island that lies just a stones throw from Gaios. Home to a fortress, dilapidated windmill, English cemetary, 2 churches and 2 cisterns, one built by the British the other by the Venetians. The … Continue reading

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following the path of the icon

from Ipapanti to Lakka. Thank you to Mary for your guidance and company, a really enjoyable morning taking in beautiful views and now knowing where to get bay leaves!

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