THESSALONIKI

Thessaloniki is not the city where we were born or grew up, nor necessarily the magic city that we dreamed of living in. But it is still a part of our lives that manages to keep only the good moments in our photographic memory. The photographs of this book are snapshots of our daily lives,…

SATURDAY AFTERNOON

Photographs taken on a Saturday afternoon, piano music and voice by Stamatis Kraounakis, and texts written by Georgios Skabardonis all come together in this book of black-and- white photographs.Also included is a CD   TEXTS: GIORGOS SKAMPARDONIS ISBN: 960-7958-03-9 PUBLICATION: GREEK–ENGLISH PUBLICATION YEAR: 2000 COVER: HARDCOVER PAGES: 160 DIMENSIONS: 25X17 CM

MOUNT OLYMPUS

Olympus is our mountain. We grew up at the mountain’s roots and saw many thousands of images before we came to this book. There are still four seasons here. The paths are both easy and difficult at one and the same time. The summits conceal the awe of the gods who chose them for their…

SAMOTHRACE

The island, seen from above, the wild peaks of Saos, the beaches and natural pools, the antiquities, the islanders and the magical full moon of August all shed their light on this unusual Thracian island.   TEXTS: CHRISTOS ZAPHYRES ISBN: 960-7958-00-4 PUBLICATION: GREEK – ENGLISH PUBLICATION YEAR: 1998 COVER: HARDCOVER PAGES: 156 DIMENSIONS: 28X16 CM

KOZANI

The path of the book leads for a while to the village of Krokos, near Kozani, after the lanterns and sights of the latter, then passes from the bridge of Pasha and ends in the beautiful mansions of Siatista. The trail continues to the stone bridges of Rodochori and Chryssavghi, arrives to the antiquities of…

EVROS

“Evros is a vivid dream, a beautiful part of Greece, full of colours, surprises and music.” So begins singer Alkistis Protopsalti, speaking in the book about the images of the unique Thracian landscape. The photos of the album are in an endless play with colours, history, dreamy landscapes and people: red on flowers and the…

VEROIA

Kyriotissa, with its narrow stone streets and beautiful houses of Macedonian architecture, Jewish Barbouta with Tripotamos flowing beside the painted with earth colours buildings, and the 48 Byzantine churches give to Veria its distinctive style of a traditional city. The mountain Vermio, Koumaria and Seli with the traditional customs of the Vlachs and the beautiful…

IN ALEXANDER’S LAND

History says that the Macedonians descended from Upper Macedonia, passed Vermio and Aliakmonas and made Aiges their capital. It is in Mieza that Alexander the Great was taught by Aristotle, in Vergina that he experienced the death of his father, in Pella that he reigned and in Dion that he sacrificed to the Olympian gods…

PELLA

The prefecture of Pella is in the heart of Macedonia and it is its historical cradle, since for many years ancient Pella was the capital of the Macedonian kingdom, where Alexander the Great was born and raised. The region’s rich timeless history competes with its exceptional natural beauty, with tall mountains, charming lakes and attractive…