25. Healing Places of Greece with Dimitris! - Part 3

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Summary: <p>25. Healing Places of Greece with Dimitris! - Part 3</p> <p>This week Kiki virtually travels to Greece to interview Greek Tour Operator Dimitris Paschalis about the healing places in Greece. </p> <p></p> <p>Dimitris at the world heritage site</p> <p> </p> <p>Today's Lexi: </p> <p>Μύθος — Mythos (Myth)</p> <p></p> <p>Dimitris picking olives</p> <p></p> <p>Dimitris at a tavern in Delphi</p> <p>In this episode: </p> <p>In this episode Dimitris gives the history behind the olive tree in Greece.  We learn about some olive varieties including the green and Kalamata olive.  A visit to the archeological site in Delphi will afford you the opportunity to experience a dynamic olive grove producing thousands of olives.  The olive grove of Amfissa is one of the oldest in Greece, the largest continuous one in the Balkans and dates back 3000 years.  It looms the Delphia landscape, extending from Amfissa to the Korintian Sea and from Eratini to Kirra with more than 1 million trees.  Almost 70 percent of them more than 150 years old.  Today, the olive grove is considered a trademark for the Delfian landscape, a site protected by Unesco for its cultural heritage.   We thank Dimitris for sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for the natural beauty of Greece, which enhances and nourishes the lives of people on a global level. </p> <p> Thus, it is truly heartbreaking to note, that recently, much of the country has suffered the siege of destructive and devastating wildfires.  According to the BBC, Greece and Turkey have been battling devastating blazes for weeks as the region suffers its worst heatwave in decades.     Evia, a large island to the north and east of Athens, struggled with two fire fronts which have destroyed thousands of hectares of land, with numerous houses and businesses.  </p> <p>Naturalist and anthropologist experts say that this heavenly seaside village of Evia is considered the whole of Greece in one island.  A unique world, full of natural surroundings, rich vegetation, clear blue waters, therapeutic springs, and cultural heritage.  This extraordinary wellness place needs our help.  </p> <p>There are many organizations and social media sites that are supporting fundraising efforts for the misplaced people of Greece.  Check out this wonderful shopping donation option to offer aid.</p> <p>There are many organizations and social media sites that are supporting fundraising efforts for the misplaced people of Greece.  Check out this wonderful shopping donation option to offer aid…….</p> <p><a href="https://www.desmos.org/">www.desmos.org</a></p> <p>Prayers, courage and strength to our friends all over Europe who are in this tumultuous climate disaster.  </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p></p> <p>Kiki at the original olive tree</p> <p> </p> <p>Today's Ola Kala Moment:</p> <p>Today’s Ola Kala Moment offers a few olive oil products for skincare</p> <p> </p> <p>Resources:</p> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-greece/delphi">History of Delphi</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.thespruceeats.com/greek-olives-gallery-4121876">Peter Sommer Travels - Greek GeographyAll About the Different Types of Greek Olives</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.webmd.com/diet/health-benefits-green-olives#1">Health Benefits of Green Olives</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-58141336">Greece wildfires: Evia island residents forced to evacuateThousands Are Evacuated As Fires Rampage Through Forests In Greece</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.npr.org/2021/08/07/1025756256/thousands-are-evacuated-as-fires-rampage-through-forests-in-greece">Thousands Are Evacuated As Fires Rampage Through Forests In Greece</a></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>Credits:</p> <p>Music: Spiro Dussias</p> <p>Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary</p> <p> </p> <p style="text-align:center;">Please be sure to follow the Kefi L!fe podcast to ensure that you are Ola Kala in mind, body and soul. </p> <p style="text-align:center;">Insta: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/kefilife365/?hl=en">kefilife365</a></p> <p style="text-align:center;">For a natural and uplifting support with your health and wellness connect with Kiki to discover the beauty of essentials oils.</p> <p style="text-align:center;"><a href="https://www.doterra.com/US/en/site/kefilife">My.doterra.com/kefilife</a></p> <p style="text-align:center;"> </p> <p style="text-align:center;">This episode made possible in part by:</p> <p style="text-align:center;"> The Law Offices of Liston &amp; 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