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Constantinople (Istanbul) - Night feast
Monday, 04 September 2017
Once the lights are switched on, Constantinople looks like something out of a fairytale. Its position between sea and land, its mosques and churches, the densely populated neighborhoods, the bazaars and expressive people, everything seems beautiful and exotic.
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Whoever watches the sunset from Lycabettus of Athens will be surprised by the pictures he’s about to see.
Winter is harsh in the villages of Arcadian Mount Mainalon. The dense forests of firs sigh by the weight of the snow and the sceneries are alpic. These villages during almost all winter are covered by deep clouds.
A historical village of Gortynia in the forest of Mainalon, the Arcadian mountain, with traditional houses made of stones.
He safely preserves rare folk songs and songs about Kolokotronis that haven’t yet been written on music sheets and are endangered.
Vlach village at the tops of Tzoumerka with a rich history and traditional houses of a unique architecture.
He makes a reed musical instrument called the ney. The instrument produces a warm and hoarse sound. The ney has its roots in the Near East and gives Greek traditional music a special quality.
A photo tour of the Castle Town of Mystras, the last Byzantine Emperor’s fatherland and an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The view from the temple is breathtaking. From hear, Theseus began his journey to Crete in order to kill the Minotaur. From hear also, his father, Aegeus, fell to his death from the cliffs thinking his son had been killed. In honor of the fallen king the sea was named the Aegean.