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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 28.05.2020

'teach me to dance will you'

On a clear day from the lower half of the island you can see one of our neighbours.. CRETE ...in this photo im at the beach , visting  site of the famous end of the movie zorba the greek , when their well laid plans all collaspsed and as all greeks do to get over a greek tragedy is to .. dance !!.. Great movie and a thrill to be on the very place that anothny quinn and allan bates performed that famous end scence of zorbas dance ...

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.05.2020

ARONIATHIKA...

in its time aroniathika was a very large village, noth of the island near potamos, walk through this lovely classical village to see some beautiful old neo classicial homes..

26459:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.05.2020

TRIFYLLIANIKA

the small village of trifyllianika, the village commenced after the destruction and sacking of the fortress of paliochora, the village dates back to early 1600's , trifyllianika is  ideally situated close to potamos being only 2 klms away .. has wonderful views of mainland greece , mountains of agia moni... my home village !!

26458:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.05.2020

KATO CHORA ...

the village of kato chora near mylopotamos, kato chora was one of the islands fortress's to protect the inhabitants of invading pirates , the fortress is in the bottom of the photo , once the pirate era ceased the people that onced lived in the protected walls commenced the new communities of kato chora and mylopotamos, now you can walk through the desserted past fortress and  see how they lived some 600 years ago and also watch the magnificent sunset from the castle ..

26454:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by James Victor Prineas on 17.05.2020

Generations of relatives built these walls.

Big families, dozens of animals to keep, and lots of fields to clear. All these Kytherian rocks moved over the centuries to make the walls which still stand today. 

26434:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 08.05.2020

AGIA PELAGIA

the church at agia pealagia over looks the village and gives her blessing to this famous kytherian village .. where we all have had so much fun swimming and dinning with love ones and friends over the years ..

26433:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 06.05.2020

AGIA PELAGIA

beautiful aerial photo of agia pelagia from the northern end .. in view are all the landmarks of agia pelagia , the mountains of agia moni , with kaki lagada and of course one of the most significent places on kythera  .. the mollo ..where all our ancestors left to go abroad  ....

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 30.04.2020

DRYMONAS

one of the smaller villages of the island drymonas is near the village of livathi and on the way to agia ellessa ...

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submitted by Nicholas Gianniotis on 21.04.2020

The Lion of Saint Mark, Kato Chora

A weathered plaque of the symbol of Venice adorns the entrance of an ancient ruined residence in Kato Chora. The Latin inscription reads " May Peace be with you, Mark, my evangelist"

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submitted by Nicholas Gianniotis on 21.04.2020

Chora's ancient Castle

The ancient castle at Chora lights up at dusk

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 13.04.2020

time for a BBQ ..kytherian style !

big easter tradtion on kythera , after the church services and fasting its time to have a big lunch and celebrate the fact that christ has risen ...the traditional cooking of the lambs at agia pelagia  on easter sunday for lunch with loves ones and friends .. then fowolled by dancing with a band and dancing on the road .. kalo paska everybody ..shame it wont be happening this year ...

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submitted by Nicholas Gianniotis on 07.04.2020

Chora and Kastro 2009

Chora and Kastro

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 25.02.2020

whats the village name ?

whats the name of this village ?

26218:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 25.02.2020

TRIFYLLIANIKA ...

pretty little village near potamos .. village dates back to late 1600s after the destruction of paliochora ...

26217:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 25.02.2020

KARAVA....

the villge of karava located in the north of the island amongst wonderful peaceful kytherian scenery....

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 25.02.2020

village with great views ...

one of the villages we pass on the way or from the airport ,,,, aloizianika is the village where the samios families originated

26212:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 25.02.2020

the star of the island ....

beautiful chora and kapsali....

26174:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 07.02.2020

the heart of the island

aroniathika sits nearly in the heart of the island once a very large village in days gone by , take a walk throuh the nearly abandon laneways to view wonwderful neo classcal homes that were built many years ago ... potamos is in the top left of photo ...

26093:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 06.01.2020

the village of .. TRIFYLLIANIKA ...

classical kytherian small village of trifyllianika ,, settled in the late 1600s from mainly survivors form the destruction of pailchora ... the village is walking distance from potamos.. and the end of the road past the village  is a small winding track to the fields and somtimes running spring .. where in times gone by the local village people  would have and water  their crops and the women would wash all  clothes and also take  drinking  water back to their ...

26089:Photos > Modern Landscapes

submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 06.01.2020

CHORA.

side view of the capital of kythera.. chora  and its wonderful architecture of past years .. photo taken as you drive down to feloti beach on a thrilling bit scary road down there ..but another great  swim will be enjoyed ...