Category: Project Ikaria pathways

The Arethousa pathways project

The Arethousa pathways project

In the past, Ikarians used the paths to communicate and keep in touch. The path is the soul of Ikaria which we want to keep alive. This project is thus centered around the idea of connecting the village of Arethousa and Karavostamos, currently unaccessible. Once finished, it will give the ... Read More
Impressions of Ikaria

Impressions of Ikaria

Ikaria’s laid back lifestyle is a welcome change from the daily hustle and bustle I experienced during my last two months backpacking through South East Asia. The seaside village of Karavostamo and the mountainous village of Arethousa are exactly what I pictured when dreaming of quaint and authentic Greek villages ... Read More
Ikaria's ecosystem

Ikaria’s ecosystem

Ikaria’s wide range of geographical features favours climatic and telluric variation. From lush forests to rocky mountains to dense wetlands, Ikaria hosts a wide variety of flora and fauna. With 92 families, 401 genuses and 829 species of plants, Ikaria’s ecosystem is one of the most diverse throughout Greece. Randi Forest, Central Ikaria Located just west ... Read More