landscape of Tinos

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...

Various views of the old stone built Livada lighthouse which is out of service nowadays, and the Aegean sea to the north of Tinos island. The lighthouse is only a few kilometers away from the villages of Myrsini, Steni and Falatados and is worthwhile visiting for...

Following are nine treks that are scattered all over the island of Tenos and are worth walking: Falatados-Maganari-Livada beach Tripotamos-Exombourgo-Koumaros-Loutra-Kampos Arnados-Mountados-Tripotamos Chora (harbour)-Ktikados-Chatzirados-Kionia Phalatados-Volax-Agape-Sklavochori Stene-Potamia-Lychnaphtia Stene-Mt. Tsiknias Dyo Choria-Kounares-Agia Varvara-Agios Sostes Ormos Giannake-Isternia-Plateia Kallone-Karkados-Aetopholia-Pyrgos-Panormos-Platia-Rochare-Kyra-Xene-Marlas If you have GOOGLE MAPS installed in your computer you can download the...

Following are various panoramic photos some taken during spring time in Tinos. The view from the rock of Exombourgo, where the old capital of the island once was, towards the villages of Falatados and Stene and Mt. Tsiknias, the highest peak of the island. The villages of...