Trips and Tips: Part VI –Chios’ South – the Mastic Villages

in travel •  16 days ago

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The south of Chios, in my view, is the most interesting part of this greek island, due to its landscape, the green from Mastic trees, the magnificent beaches and the Mastic Villages. These villages are mostly medieval in their architecture, some are well preserved - in their greatest part - and were built to form a castle inside which the houses were located to avoid the pirates’ attacks.

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Pyrgi is the largest of these villages and has these black and white patterns in the walls of the houses.

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Mesta is the best preserved village and a classic sample of this kind of medieval architecture:

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Its church:

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Mesta small port where you can eat fresh fish:

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On the road to Mesta there is this amazing beach Agia Dinami:

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Vouno – my homeland:

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And the traditional tavern in the village’s square:

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Armolia – the village is known for its pottery:

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Emborios – with the magnificent beach of Mavra Volia (meaning Black Pebbles in english) and the Vroulidia beach:

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Katarraktis – this is a nice village by the sea.
The best tavern is Dafni or Drosia (meaning Breeze in English):

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Next to Katarraktis is Agios Emilianos beach:

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Komi – Lilikas beaches:

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Chios is an amazing experience worth paying a visit!

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Enjoy!

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I am very impressed with the high quality of both your travel and food posts. Is it just work, or do you have fun making them?

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I post what I love so it is fun for me... The greatest love I have is art but the misfortune is I don't draw or make pottery.. I think photography is an art closer to my .. disability.. so in steemit for the first time I combined food, travel and a little bit of art, all of which I love (combined with money🤣🤣🤣)!!!!

Καλησπέρα και ευχαριστώ για το υπέροχο και κατατοπιστικότατο άρθρο σου @tikotiko !!! Με τέτοιο άρθρο, ούτε τουριστικός πράκτορας να ήσουν...!!!

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Χαιρομαι που σ αρεσε!!! Αν πας ποτε χιο πες μου εντυπωσεις!

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Το ελάχιστο που μπορώ να κάνω , βλέποντας τόσο ποιοτικά και πλήρη άρθρα, είναι να "καταθέτω τα εύσημα" !!! Συγχαρητήρια και πάλι !!!
Εννοείται ότι όταν επισκεφθώ το νησί θα το δημοσιεύσω...!!! Καλό σου βράδυ και χάρηκα πολύ για τη συνομιλία μας !!!

Wow really great view! ❤😊❤
what an incredible shoot! this is just impressive place; so very beautiful!..as is your whole gallery!

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Thank you very much ! Have fun!

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most welcome tikotiko, have fun sunday ❤👩❤

Wow... beautiful photography photography

Posted using Partiko iOS

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Many thanks!