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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 18.09.2008

palochora picnic.

after the church service , the patrons have coffee and catch up with other people from the surrounding villages.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 17.09.2008

'na parter tou arto sas''

after the church service at palochora, on the 24th august these ladies prepare the''arto'' for all the church patrons.

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submitted by Gloria James on 16.09.2008

Never too old for a " spin"

Giagia and pappou at ages 74 and 84 still cruising between Strapodi and Livadi for their groceries. The photo ws taken in 2001 and its how i will always remember them.

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submitted by Dimitris Kontoleon on 13.09.2008

Maria Kontoleon, co-owner of Astikon....

accessing the internet on the free computer service in the lounge.

Astikon, the most popular coffee shop on the island was established in 1908. At Astikon you will enjoy a cup of coffee, a soda, or a cocktail.

You will taste a variety of appetisers, accompanied by ouzo, or tsipouro (a type of local alcoholic beverage), sweets, and a variety of ice cream flavours.

Have your breakfast at Astikon. Breakfast is served from 7:00 am. We are also open until late at night!

Have an iced beverage, or a beer while listening to selected music.

Sit indoors, in the large lounge area, or outside, if you a romantic type, who enjoys taking in the view, and the "happenings" in the delightful village of Potamos.

At Astikon you will be able to play board games, backgammon and chess, as well as access the computer, and the world wide web.

A "hot spot" wireless internet connection is available here.

Divest yourself of all anxiety.

Pleasant surprises await those with an open mind.

Events include poetry readings, movie screenings, and art exhibits.

You are in the central meeting point of the island.

The traditional kafenion.

Opposite the Church,
Potamos
Kythera

Tel: 27360 33141

Email, <i>Astikon</i>

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submitted by Dimitris Kontoleon on 13.09.2008

Dimitris Kontoleon, co-owner with sister Maria, of Astikon

The most popular coffee shop on the island was established in 1908. At Astikon you will enjoy a cup of coffee, a soda, or a cocktail.

You will taste a variety of appetisers, accompanied by ouzo, or tsipouro (a type of local alcoholic beverage), sweets, and a variety of ice cream flavours.

Have your breakfast at Astikon. Breakfast is served from 7:00 am. We are also open until late at night!

Have an iced beverage, or a beer while listening to selected music.

Sit indoors, in the large lounge area, or outside, if you a romantic type, who enjoys taking in the view, and the "happenings" in the delightful village of Potamos.

At Astikon you will be able to play board games, backgammon and chess, as well as access the computer, and the world wide web.

A "hot spot" wireless internet connection is available here.

Divest yourself of all anxiety.

Pleasant surprises await those with an open mind.

Events include poetry readings, movie screenings, and art exhibits.

You are in the central meeting point of the island.

The traditional kafenion.

Opposite the Church,
Potamos
Kythera

Tel: 27360 33141

Email, <i>Astikon</i>

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submitted by Dimitris Kontoleon on 13.09.2008

Anastassia, working hard at the Astikon, in Potamos.

The most popular coffee shop on the island was established in 1908. At Astikon you will enjoy a cup of coffee, a soda, or a cocktail.

You will taste a variety of appetisers, accompanied by ouzo, or tsipouro (a type of local alcoholic beverage), sweets, and a variety of ice cream flavours.

Have your breakfast at Astikon. Breakfast is served from 7:00 am. We are also open until late at night!

Have an iced beverage, or a beer while listening to selected music.

Sit indoors, in the large lounge area, or outside, if you a romantic type, who enjoys taking in the view, and the "happenings" in the delightful village of Potamos.

At Astikon you will be able to play board games, backgammon and chess, as well as access the computer, and the world wide web.

A "hot spot" wireless internet connection is available here.

Divest yourself of all anxiety.

Pleasant surprises await those with an open mind.

Events include poetry readings, movie screenings, and art exhibits.

You are in the central meeting point of the island.

The traditional kafenion.

Opposite the Church,
Potamos
Kythera

Tel: 27360 33141

Email, <i>Astikon</i>

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submitted by George Vardas on 12.09.2008

Art imitating life

Here is a painting depicting Father Elia sitting outside the cafe in Mylopotamos. Is this a case of art imitating life if you look at Stephen Trifyllis' photo of Father Elia posted on 8 September 2008??!!

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 11.09.2008

' its fishing time''

this boy from aroniathika gets ready for a day of fishing, sitting on the door step of his house which is on the main road of the island.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 09.09.2008

'' the koliva''

after a memorial service the ladys of the village serve the ''koliva'' to the people who attended the service.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 09.09.2008

'' ill be there soon''

having a rest before serving hundreds of people during the summer at one of the busy platia's on the island at mylopotamos.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 09.09.2008

''up close and personal''

The bishop of Kytheria keeps a close eye on the proceedings at Agia Ellessa.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 08.09.2008

'' sitting on the berzoula''

sitting on one of the berzoulas at myrtithia, having a coffee and enjoying the 'arto'

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 08.09.2008

'pappa ellia''

one of the great personalities of the island, relaxing at the platia in mylopotomas

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submitted by George Vardas on 08.09.2008

George Vardas

The hard working father of Panagotis of the "Fos Fanari" cafe bar is my first cousin and namesake, George Vardas, here seen relaxing briefly on the balcony of this exquisite new cafe bar in Hora.

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submitted by George Vardas on 08.09.2008

The owner of the cafe bar

Panayotis Vardas, pictured here behind the bar and operating the cafe bar's sophisticated sound and visual systems, is the operator of a great new cafe bar in Hora called the "Fos Fanari".

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submitted by Panayotis Vardas on 05.09.2008

Anastassia, working hard at the

trendy new Coffee Bar, recently opened, on the right hand side as you walk down from the main platteia in Hora.

Snacks, coffee, beer, wine & spirits, in a delightful setting with views across the valley in Hora.

Proprietor: Panayoti Vardas, Livathi.

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submitted by Panayotis Vardas on 05.09.2008

Panayoti Vardas, proprietor of a

trendy new Coffee Bar, recently opened, on the right hand side as you walk down from the main platteia in Hora.

Snacks, coffee, beer, wine & spirits, in a delightful setting with views across the valley in Hora.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 03.09.2008

kastrisianika local

lovely lady from kastrisianika, who is in her 90;s , while at a party in the village, she sang old kytherian songs to the delight of the other people at the party.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 03.09.2008

potamo locals

regulars at potamo can always can be seen at the kaffeneons in the platia

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 03.09.2008

''summer blues''

not a happy summers day for this avlemona boy, he came good later and didnt take him long to get back in the swing of things of swimming and jumping off the rocks at the bay.