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Chios 2009 Family Reunion
The second Agelasto family reunion was held on Chios 20-26 September 2009.


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1st day, Chios family reunion: Athens Airport
1st day, Chios family reunion: Athens Airport
group assembly at 14:00; departure at 15:25, Sunday September 2009 (photo: Michael Agelasto) 
 
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1st day, Chios family reunion: Prop-jet to Chios
1st day, Chios family reunion: Prop-jet to Chios
30 minute flight (photo: Michael Agelasto) 
 
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1st day, Chios family reunion: Collecting the rental cars
1st day, Chios family reunion: Collecting the rental cars
(photo: Michael Agelasto) 
 
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1st day, Chios family reunion: Efficient (no wasted space) rental cars
1st day, Chios family reunion: Efficient (no wasted space) rental cars
These small cars carried 4 passengers comfortably, but we had 5 per car, plus luggage from the airport. Fortunately, Lukas and Spyridoula missed the flight (After a wedding shoot that lasted until 5 am, they overslept and missed the ferry and had to catch a later flight), so we squeezed in for the 3 km trip to the B&Bs (photo: Michael Agelasto). 
 
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1st day, Chios family reunion: First supper
1st day, Chios family reunion: First supper
just a mile down the road from our B&Bs (photo: Michael Agelasto) 
 
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1st day, Chios family reunion: Let the feast begin
1st day, Chios family reunion: Let the feast begin
(photo: Michael Agelasto) 
 
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1st day, Chios family reunion: chowing down
1st day, Chios family reunion: chowing down
(photo: Michael Agelasto) 
 
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1st day, Chios family reunion: more than enough food
1st day, Chios family reunion: more than enough food
(photo: Michael Agelasto) 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Visit to the Citrus Museum
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Visit to the Citrus Museum
 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Citrus Museum Tour
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Citrus Museum Tour
A former family estate was converted in 2008 (then a B&B) into the museum which details the economic, agricultural and cultural history of the Kampos. 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Black Sea pine
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Black Sea pine
at the Citrus Museum 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Citrus Museum, earthquake awareness
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Citrus Museum, earthquake awareness
Chiot mansions suffered damage from two earthquakes, in 1881 and 1949. Vertical reinforcing rods now supply additional integrity to the structures, as the island is due for another quake. 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Citrus Museum
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Citrus Museum
The interior displays artifacts, maps and historial accounts of the Kampos 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: group visit to Property 1
2nd day, Chios family reunion: group visit to Property 1
 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Giorghos Skamboulos
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Giorghos Skamboulos
The current owner of a former Agelasto property not far from the Citrus Museum, a working fruit farm, as most properties in the Kampos. 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
This dwelling appears to be in the corner of the former Agelasto estate, where a tower used to stand. 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
Very much a working orchard, water flow is a major concern. 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
The house itself has been rebuilt several times after earthquakes. Stones were reused to replicate the traditional spaces and passages. 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
a reservoir that links to the irrigation system 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
back of the house, facing the orchard 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
The lowest level (with the broken window) is a workshop and chicken coop. 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
Rebuilding after the earthquake is evident (different types of bricks). 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
2nd day, Chios family reunion: visit to Property 1
View of the orchard, from the back of the house 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
Situated on top of a hill there is a 360 degree view: Kampos and sea.  
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
theoretical opening hours (we waited for some time for the priest to emerge and welcome us into the nunnery. 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
A functioning nunnery with about a half dozen residents, it holds historical importance because of the events of 1822 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
the chapel where the priest gave us a brief welcoming talk 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
chapel door battered open in 1822  
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
the events of 1822 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
2nd day, Chios family reunion: Monastery of Aghios Minas
The ossuary: bones of victims 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: 'At the Agelastos'
2nd day, Chios family reunion: "At the Agelastos"
Outside the village of Kini, the owner of a property still referred to as "at the Agelastos" showed us around; we saw our first mastic bushes 
 
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2nd day, Chios family reunion: dinner
2nd day, Chios family reunion: dinner
Dinner at Rousiko Greek Tavern in Thymiana, a village adjacent to the Kampos 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
A very decorative medieval village in the heart of the mastic region 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
Even the commercial buildings are attractive 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
detail of exterior painting 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
the narrow streets are made for walking 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
A villager sorts through the mastic, jetisoning the rocks, cleaning off the resin and sizing the pieces. This is a laborious process which explains in part why mastic products are expensive (US $7 for a tube of toothpaste). 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
We roamed around the village for an hour... 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
...ending up at the central plaza, served by perimeter cafes/bistros which have distinctive chairs so patrons and servers don't get confused. 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Pyrgi
A clock tower watches over the square, useful in the days before mobile phones 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mavra Volia, Emporios
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mavra Volia, Emporios
black pebble beach 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mavra Volia, Emporios
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mavra Volia, Emporios
It's hard to believe that the local love this place. The pebbles burn the soles of the feet and keeping one's balance is an acquired talent. The water, however, is delightful. 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Olympi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Olympi
another village worth a gander and wander 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Olympi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Olympi
No two alleys look alike, perhaps. But it is best to label your photos. 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Olympi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Olympi
cross-beam alley, with a bit of preventative earthquake medicine 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Olympi
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Olympi
a chapel 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mesta - the Archangel Michael from his eponymous church
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mesta - the Archangel Michael from his eponymous church
Megalos Taksiarhis, which is still under renovation, is dedicated to the archangels Michael and Gabriel, the former reknown for kicking the devil out of heaven.  
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mesta - Megalos Taksiarhis
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mesta - Megalos Taksiarhis
church and church tower 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mesta
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mesta
central square 
 
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3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mesta
3rd day, Chios family reunion: Mesta
view into a villager's kitchen: traditional weaving 
 

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