One village, a single resident

Ms Smaragda Papastylianou is the sole┬áresident of the historic Byzantine-era village Anavatos, in Chios island, known also as the "Mystras of the Aegean". I met her during a trip there, hearing the locals speaking about the 72 year-old "guardian angel" of Anavatos. I found her enjoying her coffee at a cosy little tavern; I introduced... Continue Reading →

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