The custom of “Kleethonas” in Santorini

In the Christian tradition, the 24th of June is the day of Birth of St. John the Baptist. In Greece, the celebration of this day was connected over the centuries with 2 particular customs; the so-called “kleethonas” (<gr. «κλήδονας»>) and the jumping over open fires that are lit in the countryside. They both survive from […]

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Feel Santorini

Eleni was actually supposed to write this first post in our blog but she says she has no time (partially true) and no inspiration (what is this?). Usually she writes and I correct her. It seems that this time it’s going to be the other way round…! So, here I am trying to express with […]

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