submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 06.04.2016
back in 80s and 90s one of the ways to get to the island was the flying dolphins from piraeus, it took about 4 hours or so , the view at the back was great but the diesel fumes made it hard to breath in the fresh air !!....
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 30.12.2015
the water vrese at the back of trifyllianika which is located at the end of the road when the village of trifyllianika comes to a end , follow the track down to the vrese, when in glorious days gone by was the focal point of that village where women washed clothes , people gathered water for their homes , and the land owners around the vrerse attended the fields and crops , some people in trifyllianika still maintain fruit tress in that area but not like of years gone by and the great shame for ...
submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 03.05.2015
Unfortunately I don't know when this photo was taken.
submitted by Νικόλαος Λουράντος on 25.06.2014
The photograph is part of a donation to the Kythera Folklore Collection (Chora). It has already been used in an article in the local newspaper ΚΥΘΗΡΑΪΚΑ, as a result of the transportation problems during the past winter of 2013. It depicts activity in the old molos (pier) of Kapsali bay harbor, showing not only Caïques (καϊκια) but also a motorized vessel, in the background. The picture is most probably mid 1920’s to early 1930’s.
submitted by Mediterranean Archaeology on 25.04.2014
Are you ready for a new age of archaeology? Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico.
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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 04.06.2012
yes not much has changed with the main street of potamos , perhaps no big changes in over a hundred years ...
submitted by Gaye Hegeman on 03.06.2012
Can you spot any changes! This picture was taken in January 1983 on my first visit to the Island. It was very quiet as the shops had closed for the afternoon, and chilly being mid-winter. I was keen to connect with the Island home of my grandfather, Theo G. Andronicos, but knew very little about his family. It has taken us over thirty years to put the pieces together.
submitted by Mieke Coumans on 15.05.2011
in the very nice village of Pitsinades
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 05.05.2015
The back of an old postcard depicting Mitata. Source unknown. The front side of this postcard is also in the category on the site. Would anyone like to have a go at translating this?
submitted by James Victor Prineas on 03.05.2010
An old Postcard depicting Mitata. Source unknown. The reverse side of this postcard is also in the category on the site.
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 16.02.2010
the famous potamos markets in 1982, the markets have changed now, in years gone by the locals would bring their produce , friut , vegetables, olive oil, to be sold , these days the amount of local produce has diminished,now at the sunday markets, you will find to buy, paintings , jewellery, painted rocks , photos , but one thing hasnt changed in 300 years , a place to catch up, and share some island gossip!!!
submitted by Θεοδώρα Μπουκουβάλα on 12.02.2008
Αυτό είναι το Καψάλι του 1920.
submitted by Daniel Tripp on 07.02.2008
My brother Ben's just stubbed his toe on a rock, or got a nasty prickle in his heel.
My sister Rebecca sitting under the shrine at the start of the pier.
Is 1971 "vintage"?
Have a few poor quality 110 film photos of summer in Pelagia in 1971.
My brother and I loved it there. We'd wake up at the crack of dawn and go down to the pier and help the fishermen unload their catch, and spend an hour or two helping them tenderize octopus against the pier wall. Our payment was usually a small octopus, or an eel, or a few cuttlefish.
Then a bit later on in the morning, caiques would come in from the mainland, loaded ...
Us kids collecting water at the communal well, located up the hill from "down town" Potamos (i.e. the road heading out Northwest towards Agia Anastassia).
We lived in a house overlooking the well from January 1971 to May 1971.
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 20.09.2007
in the many old and deserted homes of times gone by, this could be a regular scene in some of these old homes in every village on the island, here in the dark cellars we have old pots and barrells that contained wine and olive oil.
submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 07.01.2007
An old postcard from the 1950's of Agia Pelagia.
submitted by Anna Kominos on 15.10.2006
Classic Manolis Sophios photograph.
submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 13.09.2006
wonder who traveled on this old bus that must of serviced the island in years gone by.
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