Take a tour of ancient Athens in the 1960s with this Pathé travelogue and see what John Milton referred to as ‘..the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence.’
This is a very nostalgic video showing the aristocratic side of Athens streets back in 1924
Let’s warm ourselves a little bit with this Greek drink with origins from Turkey, named salepi.
If you stroll in the Greek city centres during winter time, look for the chestnut man, roasting chestnuts on the charcoal. It is a beautiful and nostalgic image, very familiar to Greeks that will definitely bring inspiration for some great photographic captures.
The chestnut seller has a portable brazier with a heap of roasted chestnuts ready to sell in paper cornets.
The Greek custom of May Day is to decorate doors and balconies with flower wreaths made with wild or garden flowers that are handpicked and knitted together in various ways. The wreaths symbolise the power of Nature and protects homes from the enemies and in some parts of Greece they also hang a garlic for taking away the negative energy.