21st and 22nd of January 2017 at Tzoumerka mountains!
5 days that will change the rhythms of our cities!
The streets are already adorned with tiny lights, and the shop-windows have put on their holiday best. The countdown to the joyous days has begun, wishes flung in all directions, and the question hanging in the air: “where shall we go this year?” We hope the following will help to answer that question, and help you with whatever you need this holiday season.
Rest & Relaxation?
Here, the options are innumerable, since for relaxing by the fireside, the picturesque villages all over Greece offer inviting guesthouses literally too numerous to list. As exemplars, we would mention Zagorochoria (whichever you choose, will be brilliant),...
Compared to ultra modern fabrics with their invisible weave, the traditional loom with its clean, distinct strands looks ancient. And indeed it is!
The history of the loom starts as early as the mid- seventh millennium. The patroness of weaving in ancient times seems to have been the Goddess Athena, so called "Athena Ergane." Also, all the Minoan and Mycenaean palaces of the second millennium had workshops with vertical looms. Possibly the first mention of weaving within the Greek literary tradition is in Homer’s Odyssey, as the faithful Penelope wove during day and during the night unraveled what she had woven, confounding her...