Disinterment of remains in Sparta (Greece). Εκταφή (HD)

Disinterment of remains in Sparta, Greece

Remains of grandfather and grandmother are cleaned by their grandchildren.  An integral part of (Ancient ) Greek tradition: death as a part of life.

Τα εγγόνια πλένουν με κρασί και νερό τα οστά τού παππού και της γιαγιά τους. Αναπόσπαστο τμήμα της (αρχαίας) ελληνικής παράδοσης: ο θάνατος ως μέρος της ζωής.


Photojournal of Greeks and Greece – a Twist

The Road from Kalamata to Sparta

The Road from Kalamata to Sparta

Visions of Greece (PBS Series)

Visions of Greece – Part I

(Athens, Mykonos, Delos)

Visions of Greece – Part II

(Naxos, Kavala, Mt Athos, Thessaloniki, Edessa)

Visions of Greece – Part III

(Lake Prespa, Aliakmonas, Ioannina, Meteora, Corinth)

Visions of Greece – Part IV

(Egina, Mycenae, Epidavros, Olympia, Zaninthos)

Visions of Greece – Part V

(Delphi, Halkida, Athens, Akropolis)

Zakynthos, Zante, Greece

Greek Evil Eye Bracelets

White: light, goodness, innocence, purity, and virginity. It cleans negative energies and turns them into positive energies.

Red: is the color of love and blood, so it is associated with energy, strength, power, determination as well as passion and desire. it is the most powerful color for protection against the evil eye.

Blue: The traditional color for good karma, positive energies and protection against the Evil Eye

Light Blue: Color of the sky – symbolizes truth and therefor it provides direct protection against the Evil Eye.

Brown: the color of the Earth, and is very comforting, nurturing, fertile, stable and balance.

Green: resembling the color of growing grass and therefore stands for hope and personal growth.

Yellow: the color of sunshine, the main source of energy for all living creatures. Thus, it stands for health, strength and healing.

Orange: It is associated with joy and the tropics. Orange represents enthusiasm, fascination, happiness, creativity, determination, attraction, success, encouragement, and stimulation.

Purple: associated with royalty. It symbolizes power, nobility, luxury, and ambition. It conveys wealth and extravagance. Purple is associated with wisdom, dignity, independence, creativity, mystery, and magic.

Pink: the color of universal love. Emotional love of self and others , friendship, affection, harmony and inner peace.

Beige-Kaki: a neutral color that brings stability to those who need it the most.  Also known for achievement and success.

Black: is associated with Prosperity and wealth. It is a very powerful color that symbolizes strength and power.

Spartan Proverb

Το λακονίζειν εστί φιλοσοφείν. –  To be wise, don’t speak a lot

Spartan proverb