landscape of Tinos

Moon Phases for Tinos Port, South Aegean, Greece in 2021...

Hyperthyron (υπέρθυρον) is a traditional vernacular characteristic of the Tinian stone house with three basic purposes: 1. Due to it's openings it sheds light and allows air into the interior of the house. Worth mentioning fact is that in the past the Tinians were into sericulture...

Photographer Peter Koumplis reveals the unseen power of Tinos island through his collection of photographs "Anama". ανάμα [ana:ma] greek ~ nn ~ spring water ~ streams of tears / wisdom ~ communion wine The landscape of Tinos retains its simplicity, its timeless memory of an early consciousness....

A scenery that is reminiscent of the Alps albeit in the...

Among the first characteristics one notices when first visiting Tinos and the Cyclades in general are the white washed houses and churches with their smooth-edged corners that exhale a sense of openess and freedom...

Their tradition dates back to the Venetian period when the systematic breeding of pigeons, for their meat and droppings (used as fertilizers), was first introduced. Most dovecotes were built in cultivated areas with access to water, close to ravines, and in hill slopes. They are...

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