Posted by: sibyllemeder | January 6, 2012
The Island Bus photographic Friday
It’s Θεοφάνεια today, Epiphany. Which means, the little harbour of Agios Antonios gets almost as many visitors as in summer.
All eyes on the sea, please
Well, not quite, but despite the howling wind a few people turned out to attend the ceremony of blessing the waters during which a crucifix is thrown into the sea and retrieved by a fearless diver…
Papa Manolis blessing Agios Antonios harbour
… or a piece of string in this case.
Fisherman Antonis assisting the ceremony in his home port
Και του χρόνου!
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