Faces of Greece

One of the elements that makes cycling so special in Greece is your interaction with the local people. They are warm of heart, friendly to foreigners,, helpful to lost travelers and, generous in spirit. The Greek word for hospitality is "philoxenia," meaning friend of strangers. 'Nuff said.
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LESVOS  She offered water to a thirsty cyclist.

LESVOS She offered water to a thirsty cyclist.

NAXOS  Traditional villagers juxtaposed to the ATM machine.

NAXOS Traditional villagers juxtaposed to the ATM machine.

ATHENS  An "evzoni" guard at the presidential palace.

ATHENS An "evzoni" guard at the presidential palace.

ARGO  Skouras Winery manager

ARGO Skouras Winery manager

METSOVO  We stumbled upon a holy festival

METSOVO We stumbled upon a holy festival

SANTORINI  He performed a wedding in a chapel on Palea Kameni islet

SANTORINI He performed a wedding in a chapel on Palea Kameni islet

CRETE  man from Sfakia region

CRETE man from Sfakia region

KARPATHOS   beach side cafe

KARPATHOS beach side cafe

KEFALONIA Shopkeeper

KEFALONIA Shopkeeper

TINOS  Arnados village woman who runs a cafe

TINOS Arnados village woman who runs a cafe

XIOS   In the Mastica village of Mesta

XIOS In the Mastica village of Mesta

LESVOS   He said no one on a bicycle had taken his photo before.

LESVOS He said no one on a bicycle had taken his photo before.

MILOS  He said he suckled from a goat when he was a baby.

MILOS He said he suckled from a goat when he was a baby.

SKYROS  This man was over 90 years old.

SKYROS This man was over 90 years old.

RHODES St. Lazarus Day

RHODES St. Lazarus Day

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