Traditional dress from the Greek island of Kalymnos, or Κάλυμνος, which is in the southeastern Aegean Sea.

Traditional dress from the Greek island of Kalymnos, or Κάλυμνος, which is in the southeastern Aegean Sea.

Elderly woman. Kalymnos island, Greece by Marite2007, via Flickr

Elderly woman. Kalymnos island, Greece by Marite2007, via Flickr

American Sponge diving.   Key West  The history of sponge fishing in America begins, almost coincidentally, back in the early 19th century. A small sponge industry began with the settlement of Key West. Native Key West fishermen found sponges washed on the shores after storms. These sponges became the reason for the formation of a small fleet of "Hook Boats.

American Sponge diving. Key West The history of sponge fishing in America begins, almost coincidentally, back in the early 19th century. A small sponge industry began with the settlement of Key West. Native Key West fishermen found sponges washed on the shores after storms. These sponges became the reason for the formation of a small fleet of "Hook Boats.

I see this sight quite often. We have a dolphin pod living between Kos and Kalymnos  they like to swim with the boats!

I see this sight quite often. We have a dolphin pod living between Kos and Kalymnos they like to swim with the boats!

Anthem of Kalymnos

Anthem of Kalymnos

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kalymnos02.jpg (356×207)

Καλύμνικο καβάδι και τσεμπέρι - YouTube

Καλύμνικο καβάδι και τσεμπέρι - YouTube

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