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It is undoubtedly the most impressive miracle of nature anovlasitikis and a little-known secret. Unfortunately there are no signs, so you have to show your short dirt road south of the village that takes you to a spring and a shrine. Behind the fountain there is a mysterious and pitch dark cave (those having done a cursory exploration of the interior speak for great images and underground lakes!) And after park will descend the steep slope with trees, pressing carefully onto a thick rug platanofylla as the riverbed. There you will see the source of the hum that sounded eerie as on the street: water from different directions mingle over a cave pierced the roof, falling violently in a dark lake and continue to join the Selinunte. The image is highly suggestive with the fine mist of the spray of the waterfalls to humidify the atmosphere, the light plays with the drops xetryponontas ceiling of the cave and the waters to enforce the stone sovereignty of the country. The image is breathtaking, and perhaps that’s why fairies (which certainly lived here) took the voice of the innocent villagers. Undoubtedly from here passed Callisto and all the nymphs of Artemis and […]
Nine are the places of water around the earth, separate from the tenth, the Water of Styga. The waters of the Stygas linked to theological and philosophical ideas, such as the Eleusinian Mysteries and the Orpheus and Pythagorean belief in reincarnation. The Styga is an underground river. The Styga has her plangent palaces in Tartarus (From “tourtourizo”: tar – tar), where Zeus threw the Titans, the Giants and others who opposed his will. Styga lives apart in her glorious rooms, built with stones and long supported all around with silver pillars. Dragons look after her all day and night. In Titanomachy Zeus with the other gods fought against Potter of Saturn, who was assisted by his brothers, the Titans. The Oceanis Styga, who had four children the Kratos, Via, Zilo and Niki, came to help Zeus. The Styga help Zeus also in Gigantomachy. In the waters of the Styga swore all the gods, even the Sun. It was the greatest oath of the gods and in her water gods have their sentences when they were punished. Styga’s name brought fear to gods and humans. They said that no living being would survive if he drank from this water. The glass, […]
Epar.Od. Sarantapichou - Idaton Stigos, Egialia 250 06, Ελλάδα
Close to Planitero into the plane trees forest originates the Aroanios river. It is formed in the villages Planitero and Arbounas from water of the basin of Feneos that arriving here from sinks. Reinforced by the smaller streams Lagada and Xaliki and flows in a southerly direction until it meet with the river Ladon. The length is about 10 km. The sources of the river Aroanios at Planitero village and the forest combined with the possibility of food are just some of the attractive elements that are worth visiting.
Epar.Od. Sarantapichou - Idaton Stigos, Kalavrita 250 07, Ελλάδα
The Cave of the Lakes located on the road Kalavryta – Kleitoria at an altitude of 827 meters. It is 17km from Kalavryta and 9km from Klitoria. The road passes a few meters from the technical cave entrance and right next to the physics. The Cave of the Lakes still impresses visitors with its name. Lakes in the interior of the cave is not something ordinary or universal, nor for Greece, it is a unique geological phenomenon. The cave can be divided into 3 sections: The first section is dry around 80 meters in length and the floor is covered with thick horizontal layer of red earth. The second section has a length of 700 meters featuring the series of lakes. The third and largest section is 50 meters long. It is a rare creation of Nature. Apart from its labyrinth of corridors, its mysterious galleries and its strange stalactite formations, the “Cave of the Lakes” has something exclusively unique that does not exist in other well known caves. Inside the cave there is a string of cascading lakes forming three different levels that establish its uniqueness in the world. Its explored length is 1980 meters. The developed part of […]
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Vouraikos river springs from the mountains of Kalavryta, between the east side of Erimanthos and west of Helmos and flows towards the north west of the prefecture of Achaia. Its length is about 40km. After Kalavryta Vouraikos has carved a deep and steep gorge that runs the funicular railway linking Kalavryta to Diakopto. According to mythology, Hercules loved daughter of Buddha Nefeligeretis and Helice, and opened the passage to reach the sea and meet her. Since it took its name Vouraikos River.
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