Chios: Scent of the Aegean

Modern and Historical Pictures from the Aegean Island of Chios, Greece
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The Old City promenade circa 1920

The Old City promenade circa 1920

Circa 1920

The Old City promenade circa 1920

Mastic resin chewing gum (Photo by Tolis Flioukas). It can be chewed as is, used in baking or processed and sold as tasteful sugar free Chiclets.

Mastic resin chewing gum (Photo by Tolis Flioukas). It can be chewed as is, used in baking or processed and sold as tasteful sugar free Chiclets.

Photo: Kalhmeraaa  σημερινό Flocafe .

Photo: Kalhmeraaa σημερινό Flocafe .

MERSINIDI | by tolis*

MERSINIDI | by tolis*

ΧΕΛΙΔΟΝΙ | by tolis*

ΧΕΛΙΔΟΝΙ | by tolis*

Lemon tree blossoms make the spring breezes fragrant and refreshing. I took this picture while visiting Chios in March 2016.

Lemon tree blossoms make the spring breezes fragrant and refreshing. I took this picture while visiting Chios in March

Sunset over Komi and Emborio. Chios, Greece

Sunset over Komi and Emborio.

Iron work detail of a traditional building

Iron work detail of a traditional building

The unique resin gum of the mastic tree (pistacia lentiscus).

The unique resin gum of the mastic tree (pistacia lentiscus).

Circa 1887

Circa 1887

Στο τερμα του δρομου.. Μερσινίδι - Χίος

Στο τερμα του δρομου.. Μερσινίδι - Χίος

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