ZAGORI … NOT IN CRISIS

ARCHITECTURE, TRADITION, FAUNA, FLORA, VIKOS GORGE, AOOS RIVER, ASTRAKA PEAK, PINDOS, FOOD, WINE, TREKKING, RAFTING... NOT IN CRISIS

Zagori, Greece

What’s not in crisis in a few photographs …

Friendly piece of advice … do not watch TV, reality is far better than portrayed. Come to Zagori and we can discuss it in person or even better, NOT!
Traditional architecture in Zagori... NOT IN CRISIS

Traditional architecture … NOT IN CRISIS

Beautiful foliage colours in Zagori, Greece

Foliage … NOT IN CRISIS

Traditional door in Ag. Paraskevi monastery in Monodendri, Zagori

Traditional doors … NOT IN CRISIS

Traditional cobble trek in Zagori

Traditional cobble treks … NOT IN CRISIS

Drakolimni alpic lake in Mt. Tymfi

Drakolimni in Tymfi … NOT IN CRISIS

 

Hiking, rafting and relaxing in Greece’s Zagori wilderness

The Zagori region in north west Greece is little known among visitors heading to Athens and the islands. But amid its mountains, canyons and ancient villages are superb hiking trails, delicious local fare and top places to stay

theguardian

The land of bears and bridges: Searching for the world’s deepest canyon in Zagori in Greece

dailymail

Travelling in late August to Epirus, a mountainous region in the far north-western corner of mainland Greece on the border with Albania, I had expected to find myself jostling for space at the gorge with other nature-loving souls. Instead, there to greet us in the near-empty car park at Oxia – a lookout point high in the Pindus Mountains, a short walk from the gorge – was a lone donkey keeping a watchful eye over a stall laden with jars of honey. The first 10 minutes at the gorge were then spent in the company of my snap-happy husband with no other sign of human life in sight…

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