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Constantinople (Istanbul) - Covered in white

The thin layer of snow covered all the defects of Constantinople's populous neighbourhood and made it look more picturesque.

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Constantinople (Istanbul) 1453 - The last moments of the Emperor

A blow by blow account of the last moments of Costantine Palaiologos, the last reigning Byzantine emperor, at the Gate of Romanos. The breathtaking story, told through pictures taken at place he martyred, brings pain to the Greek people.

Alexandria, Egypt - Following Cavafy

Travelogue in Alexandria of Cavafy, at the places where this great Greek poet lived, created and died.

Oia, Santorini Island - A miracle of folk architecture

A village which is "nailed" upon the vertical rock of the volcano’s crater. The settlement is traditional and building arbitrariness is strictly forbidden.

A magic performance - The Apology of Socrates by Plato

Next to the actor stood a liquid filled hourglass that slowly dripped during the play. There were times that it could be perceived like a harsh, eerie beat inside the audience’s head. Time was running out for Socrates…

Tripolis - They only dance next to the Greek flag

A team of devoted dancers, ceaselessly performing dances of the time when Kolokotronis lived and dancing strictly under the Greek flag.

Dimitsana, Gortynia - Football on the slopes of Mainalon Mount

When a player made a hard misplaced kick towards the goal which was at the edge of the cliff, the ball fell into the abyss of the mountain and was lost forever.

Dimitsana, Gortynia - A miracle on Mount Mainalon

Wherever one stands, he or she can see wild mountains and running water. In the morning, visitors are awoken by sheep bells and the sound of axes splitting wood in half.

Parnassos Ski Resort - Passionate about skiing

Huge installations that reach the altitude of 2,260m and giant lifts, which lead to 23 slopes totaling 34km.

Amari, Rethymnon, Crete - Small feast under the locust tree

At the almost southernmost part of Greece, beside the Libyan sea, there are peaceable and religious people who still find the simplest ways to have fun.

Nicosia, Cyprus - A patisserie in the Dead Zone

In Nicosia, Cyprus there is a traditional patisserie next to the fortification sacks and barrels that separate the free from the occupied part of the city.