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Scenes from Peloponnese, Greece

A close-up shot of the screens, made of beeswax, where the bees leave their honey. Each bee box (or "bee house") contains several screens that slide in and out and house the bees.
St. George Church in a cove secluded from the main beach of Poulithra.
Sts. Constantine & Helen Day at the St. Constantine Church in the mountain village of Tsoumo.
In the midst of a liturgy inside the Church of St. Constantine. The artos bread, which people bring to church as an offering, is blessed by the priest, then eaten after the service.
Artos bread coated in sugar. (Konstantinos, one of the few beekeepers of Poulithra, is pictured here in charge of slicing the large artos bread.)
A close-up of Konstantinos slicing the artos.
Churchgoers enjoy the artos bread (served in large baskets outdoors).
Christos Moriatis, a beekeeper, in his backyard checking his bee boxes in the town of Poulithra, in the Peloponnese.
Stamatoula Moriatis picking oregano that grows wild in her backyard.
Tsakoniki eggplant, native to the town of Leonidion, in the Peloponnese.
Lunch at the Moriatis house (from left: Takis Xerakias, neighbor Mary, aunt Maria Moriatis, Maria Xerakia, and Christos Moriatis) in their backyard under a carob tree.

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