Land of Chapels

CYCLADIC ISLANDS, GREECE

Description

After more than two complete months travelling around the Cycladic Islands, you understand perfectly the importance that greek islanders gave and still give to the sea. Sailors, fishermen, merchants…they all use the sea as a road between islands.

As you can imagine, many lives were lost on the sea. Without modern technology, navigational or search and rescue aids, sailing the brave Aegean sea could become a disaster. Chapels to pray for relatives, or simply to protect people on the sea, were built on special places, small little islands, sometimes only a few rocks or a windy cape.

There are hundreds of them spread all over the islands. Some are abandoned or sloppy, but, once a year all chapels welcome a pilgrimage of families and relatives , to pray to their loved ones lost in the sea.

Publications

Location and access to the chapels, planning of weather conditions and sea state. Research of their age, utility and importance.

Publications

Ten 2019 calendars were carefully printed and delivered to exclusive owners.

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