All of nature’s elements coming together to create one magical experience.

All photos taken by the author

All of nature’s elements coming together to create one magical e

It’s been only a month and yet it feels so distant.

It’s been only a month and yet it feels so strange, so far off from the reality we are now into.

I am talking about the recent adventure that I and some friends made at Valia Kalda and more specifically, the mesmerizing night we got to spend at the plateau of the Flega alpine lakes.

That magical night we spent under the stars, listening to the sound of the howling wind and staring at the fire’s primal dance.

Getting to the lakes


Man looking down while being surrounded by sea waves
Man looking down while being surrounded by sea waves
Image by Odysseas Chloridis

I’ve always loved the sea.

Coming from a family of fishermen, some of my fondest childhood memories are close to her.

I remember my grandfather bringing home octopuses and sea bass which he had just caught with his speargun. My mother would cook them and we all gathered around an old plastic white table to eat. Sweet, simple, and beloved memories of a troubled childhood.

Many times my grandfather would take me with him when he went fishing. I remember sitting on the sand and waiting for him to come out of the water.

He could swim for hours. It…


Woman relaxing on a beach
Woman relaxing on a beach
Photo by Chen Mizrach on Unsplash

Thousands of hotels, activity providers and tour operators across the world have suspended their operations. Many travel related companies are considering to stay closed throughout the 2020, while many more face the unfortunate possibility of permanently going out of business. Travel as we know it has ceased to exist, or has it?

Enter Staycations

The “Staycation” is a travel trend that has been lurking in the background of tourism for some time now.

It sounds weird, we know. The word is a neologism deriving from the words “stay” and “vacation”. …

Odysseas Chloridis

Photographer · Storyteller · Combining images and words to create stories. Instagram: @ody.the.explorer

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