submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.04.2013
the most famous street on our little island , a lot quieter in the winter months than in the busy summer period, but what ever season, we love walking up and down this famous street!!
great and old fashion way of getting around , not seen much in kythera but this gentlemqan still uses his donkey to go to his ''horafyia to collect his veggies....
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 18.04.2013
march april is the perfect time to catch these moreton bay / balmain bugs , these were caught just of diakofti ,this diver can dive down to 20 meters with no air tanks ,they caught a few of these , when boiled they tasted terrific ...
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 17.04.2013
one of the Albanian sides in the winter competition, good on them they play very well .. its like the queensland and new south wales hatred thing in state of origin rugby leauge !!!!!
one of the kythera football sides that play in the winter ..
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 10.05.2014
great play resuted in a Goal !!! , kythera has 10 sides the play every sunday in the winter , with two albanian sides , and the standard is pretty good .... !!! in this match 9 goals were scored in the match .. very entertaining match....
action at potamos stadium as one of the albanian players breaks away ... the albanian played side well and beat the greek kytherian side ... one nil ....both sides and suppoters got on very well !!!!
submitted by Lafcadio Hearn Files on 20.11.2015
Standing, left. Professor Kleomemes (Menis) Petrochilos
Standing, right. Takis Efsathiou
Seated, left to right:
Andreas Papadopoulos (family friend from Aronthianika)
Eleni Petrochilos-Psychogiou - sister
Dimitra Petrochilos-Konstantinou, Keomemes' aunt
Spyros Petrochilos Kleomemes' (late) father
Maria Petrochilos Kleomemes' (late) mother
The family owns the house of Rosa Kassimatis, mother to Lafcadio Hearn.
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 29.03.2013
My brother, Peter Zantiotis, on a donkey near Agia Anastasia. To the left is my mother Anna (Anastasopoulos) and to the right is Stavros Tamvakis. This was taken on 10/8/1986.
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 03.03.2013
possibly the last photograph taken of rouli fardoili in late october sitting at the platia at potamos having a coffee with his friend , god bless you rouli !!!
submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 08.11.2012
Spiridoula (Alfieris) Georgopoulos shows us how to make Moussaka in her home in Potamos.
July 25, 2012
Click to watch Spiridoula’s Kitchen – Moussaka on YOUTUBE
Photos, Video & Editing by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli
Music from the album - 100% Stavros Xarchakos, Vol. 3
Vale ki Allo Piatoo Sto Trapezi
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 15.10.2012
who hasnt been to sempraviva at agia pelagia , one of the most popular meeting places on the island . try getting a seat in august , lovely setting , great sweets and drinks and two great hosts the two georges.... a great place to end your day ....
theodore fardoulys lands a large orphour [ cod ] just off shore from diakofti, these divers can dive up to 30 meters to spear these fish ...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 31.07.2012
...of the watermills of Mylopotamos.
Bubby is an engineer (mehanikos) on the island. He spent almost 2 decades in Germany, working as an engineer.
His knowledge of the workings of the watermills at Mylopotamos is quite extraordinary.
Water travelled along a series of canals, all interlinked. Water would fall from a height into a designated water mill wheel, turning the wheel, and then the stone, and hence crushing the wheat.
Mills were ...
submitted by Kytherian Cultural Exchange on 29.07.2012
who has restored the only watermill (capable of functioning) on the island.
His enthusiasm and hospitality is overwhelming.
He spends a great deal of time at the water mill of Phillipa - the name of his proyonis mill.
He maintains the garden and trees impeccably. It is like walking into the garden of Eden.
submitted by Japio Ruijg on 19.05.2012
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the locale tavern in Karavas
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 27.04.2012
two kytherians who served for AUSTRALIA during world war two, on the left mr. nicholas careedy from mylopotamos who served in Darwin .. Australia with the air force and who recently turned 100 years young !! , and mr. theodore trifyllis from trifyllianika, with the australian army .. at the 2012 BRISBANE ANZAC MARCH... thanks boys !
submitted by Kytherian Obituaries on 21.03.2012
March 5, 2012
Today is a very sad day. I have just heard of the passing at 84 years of age of a great friend and true pioneer of Nutritional Medicine in Australia, Dr Archie Kalokerinos.
Archie had a wonderful knowledge of the clinical use of vitamin therapy in particular the use of IV VitC, but of even greater significance was his amazing dedication to his work with aboriginal people.
He practiced in a number of places but I particularly remember Collarenebri ...
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 31.10.2015
ONE OF THE GREATEST AUSTRALIANS EVER !! loved him or hated him one of the finest statesman of Australian politics.... ...... the visit to the island of former prime minister of australia the right honourable mr. Gough whitlam. mr. whitlam visited the island due to his many kytherian friends in australia .the visit was after he lost the election to mr. malcolm fraser in 1977 ...in this photo mr whitlam is at the castro in hora, he recognised by the crest on the cannons who the the king and queen ...
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