Pirgi, Chios Island, Greece

geometic patterned decorations in black and white that adorn the houses of the Mastic Villages of southern Chios dating back to the period Genoses rule.

The Tambakika windmills in Chios

The Tambakika windmills in Chios. Chios is the fifth largest of the Greek islands, situated in the Aegean Sea, 7 kilometres off the Anatolian coast. The island is separated from Turkey by the Çeşme Strait.

walking at Mesta village, Chios Island, Greece by Thalia Nouarou on flickr

Walking at Mesta village, Chios Island, Greece by Thalia Nouarou

Mastic trees,Chios island,Greece only grown here

What is magical about the trees is that they only grow in the island of Chios. Anyone who has tried to grow them elsewhere has failed. It is the only place in the entire world that they can grow!

Vroulidia beach in Chios island

Vroulidia beach in Chios island, Greece

Χίος Πυργί το χώριο της μαστίχας!

Pyrgi (Chios) - All You Need to Know Before You Go (with Photos) - TripAdvisor

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