Photos: Andonis Spertos
Translation into English: Violandi Vratsanou
The strong wind, that stirs up dust and leaves and sometimes wants to lift the whole earth, changes the landscapes of Andros in a fascinating way. The sun sinks into huge grey clouds that move like demons and darken the day, the temperature drops and often the fog causes many villages to “disappear”… The seasons of the year play no role; in some places, even in August, it is foggy and cold!
Antonis Spertos chose this typical “Andriotic weather”, which is ideal for going up to the mountains, to hike a big, huge circle around Petalo. He started from Neiborio and crossed half of Andros… and returned back to Chora! From his description it seems he enjoyed it very much: