Orchid fever

Greek mythology explains the origins of things. Like the orchid. With their many appearances these special flowers like to fool insects as well as people. At this moment it is orchid party time on Lesvos. Continue reading ->


From the archive


March, 15 2013 – Carnival

This weekend it is carnival in Greece and also on Lesvos people go into the streets to eat, celebrate and dance. In Mesotopos men walk the streets wearing plenty of cowbells. Agiasos is the village where traditionally carnival is mixed with satire. Read a column from 11 years ago: Carnival.