""... Psiloritis seemed like a stone forest, for centuries. Now, in the cracks of the rocks, nature rolled up its sleeves and began to thicken the ranks of trees. The thousand year old oaks and young Asfentamos began to cover up our sky. The bells of sheeps, the delicate goats, the pigeons in the caves, the "sigardelia", the "arfichtaloi"...More
Anogeia, that have been destroyed three times by conquerors, is, principally, a permanent place of resistance. Hospitable, strict and fair the Anogeians have built a society full of surprises: You think men are in charge but the domination of women is a common secret... More
Saint Hyacinth (Agios Yakinthos) was a native from Caesarea in Cappadocia and lived during the reign of Emperor Traianus (98-117 AD). He was a man with an exceptional attitude and was chamberlain of emperor. When Traianus ordered persecution against Christians, Hyacinth proclaimed his faith and did not hesitate to confess in front of the emperor ...More
In Anogeia everything is real. No plastic or substitutes. There is stone, wood, color and green of the Earth. Kindness by nature and not by feasibility. Water and woven with difficult and tangled weaving, but with a divinely simple result. There are people intensively written, as if they came to the world yesterday. There is their voice. Proudly, not indiscreet loud. To be heard across, in the following land or at both ends of the island. Anogeia is the Cretan look, that Kazantzakis said. The depth power, of God – that Christians said. Only in Crete this memory works so dramatically and selects the material to sow the Future.