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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 01.09.2016

working holiday !

Great opportunity for katina [ mavromati ] Black who did her work experience as a pharmacist in the pharmacy at potamo ..katina will finish her pharmacy studies at Queensland university at the end of this year .. katina is the daughter of john [ mavromati ] Black  of casino who is a pharmacist as well and annzina [ poteri ] Black from Toowoomba who were also on the island this summer ....katina enjoyed her work experience at the potamo pharmacy and gained valuable knowledge from her boss mano trifylli ...it was great to walk past the pharmacy and see katina assisting the customers with her friendly smile ... katina successfully combined working and enjoying all aspects of the kytherian summer , she also celebrated her 21st birthday with a great dinner at the famous platinos restraunt at beautiful mylopotamos  .. well done katina and all the best for the future ...

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.04.2016

kythera photo shop ...!

Photo  shop in downtown  potamos owned by chrissa fatseas , chrissa is a professional photographer and graduated from the athens techinical university .... chrissa will take photos while you are on the island of all social events such as weddings , christeings , birthday parties, meetings , anniversaries , special  family lunches or dinners , or book chriisa for a day out to take photos of you cruising and exploring the island with great shots of you and the island , her dad is george the taxi driver !! chrissa has over 10 years experience in professional photgraphy , the store is located as you enter potamo and right next door to the  pharmacy .. the store has a large range range of photo frames and photo  albums ...chrissa also keeps on file photos of  kytherian landcapes , villages , beaches for you to bring back home , also chrissa will photograph traditional events that take place on the island such as parades , saint church days , dances etc and also photos of the kytherian philarmonic orchestra.. chrissa will also arrange great souviners , photos of kythera on coffee cups , key rings , biros , fridge magnets, calendars etc ,  she can also download photos from your camera  onto CDs and USBs ,  .. .. while on kythera please support local business .. they need our patronage ...mobile is 6974112419... shop phone number ..2736038225 ... or visit www.fxphoto-kythera.gr... email is fxphoto@hotmail.com

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.09.2015

who will buy ?

Albanians now are raising crops and selling them in the Sunday markets at potamo .. and judging by their produce, they seem to be doing very well .. good on you boys!!

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 07.12.2014

the leader of the band

the late great stratis theodorokakis, shop owner for many many years at the platia in potamos , but most known for the contribution to the island for his music services , it wont be the same without stratis leading the famous kytherian municipal band at special occasions of the island ....thank you for the music stratis....

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 12.05.2014

methzaki time !!

KAPINOS cafeneo one of the more popular with locals at the platia in potamos, and on some days bbq octopus is on the menu, with a nice glass of ouzo, makes for a nice mezie on a chilly winters day ...

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 07.05.2014

easter sunday feast ..

getting ready for the Easter Sunday lunch, the potamo butcher stocks up on lambs for the celebration...

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 05.12.2010

''KYTHERA OF OLD''

even in the eighties donkeys were the only means of transport for the locals of the island, also the humble donkey doubled as the work ''horse'' the donkey could virtualy go anywhere to get to far away '' horafia''

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submitted by Gaye Hegeman on 26.05.2010

Out and about at Potamos

A recent tidy up at the front of the Potamos Hospital.

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submitted by Dimitris Kontoleon on 13.09.2008

Astikon. The main lounge room.

The most popular coffee shop on the island was established in 1908. At Astikon you will enjoy a cup of coffee, a soda, or a cocktail.

You will taste a variety of appetisers, accompanied by ouzo, or tsipouro (a type of local alcoholic beverage), sweets, and a variety of ice cream flavours.

Have your breakfast at Astikon. Breakfast is served from 7:00 am. We are also open until late at night!

Have an iced beverage, or a beer while listening to selected music.

Sit indoors, in the large lounge area, or outside, if you a romantic type, who enjoys taking in the view, and the "happenings" in the delightful village of Potamos.

At Astikon you will be able to play board games, backgammon and chess, as well as access the computer, and the world wide web.

A "hot spot" wireless internet connection is available here.

Divest yourself of all anxiety.

Pleasant surprises await those with an open mind.

Events include poetry readings, movie screenings, and art exhibits.

You are in the central meeting point of the island.

The traditional kafenion.

Opposite the Church,
Potamos
Kythera

Tel: 27360 33141

Email, <i>Astikon</i>

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submitted by Japio Ruijg on 10.05.2008

Car of the baker in potamos????

i think the car of the bakery in potamos

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 16.09.2007

the new market sellers.

this boy helps his ''yiayia out in the platia on sunday at the markets

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 04.09.2007

'' the village butcher''

one of the oldest butcher shops on the island, serving people in the potamo area for several years.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 19.09.2006

galanis supermarket potamos.

one of the supermarkets of potamos,gets very busy during august

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 15.09.2006

''you can leave your hat on''

the sempraveda saleman at potamos on sundays wearing one of his creations.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 15.09.2006

the blanket of beans.

drying out beans to make fava and to plant for next years crops.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 13.09.2006

potamos markets.

sunday markets at potamos trying to sell their wares to locals and visitors.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.09.2005

the road house.

one of the petrol stations on the main road of kythera. this one is about 10 years since it opened.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 12.09.2005

little tractor.

this little tractor doubles up as transport to go to potamas to do the shopping

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 09.09.2005

gkikas supermarket.

gkikas supermarket potamos owned by gkika his wife katarina and son peter services all parts of the island for tourists and locals alike.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 14.09.2005

grazing.

just another day for this sheep farmer as he takes his sheep and goats for their daily grazing.