Until 1960 fountains was the gathering spot and used to provide
drinking water to all villages .The fountains of the island can be
separated into two types
a}the large covered ones that was also used as laundries
b}the simple ones
Following the road to Tepekoy there is a crossroads that one road leads to the village and the other in Pinabarsi. Once used as a small military camp today the place is pretty much abandoned but has great view and if it is a good day you can see the island of Samothraki
One of the natural beauties of the island is marmaros waterfall. if you want to visit the waterfall just follow the road from Derekoy to Ugurlu or just after the church of Agia Marina there is a street sign on your right that is showing the way to marmaros I have to warn that the distance is about 7 km and the road is in bad condition. After some trekking into the path you will reach the waterfall.
Castle at KALEKOY
When you are visiting KALEKOY you can hear castle remains. If you want to have good photos of Kalekoy from hýll and to take Samothrake's , dont forget climb up the castle.
Aegean blue welcomes you on the hill...
When you are walking around you probably see some boards sayin" village style breakfast" . It's not very special but if u chose a right place with a nice view it can be a good memory for u. this one is on the slope of Kalekoy. Food was fresh and owner was very friendly.
RED MULBERRY JUICE
Mulberry trees are common in this island. In Derekoy square next to Fire Brigade a man sells red mulberry juice. a bottle of mulberry juice was 10 YTL in 2004 August. Add some water and enjoy your mulberry drink. Also you can prepare cocktails with this natural juice. I tried....
GIZLI LIMAN - HIDDEN BAY
If you like to have sunbathýng on your own without crowd only a lovely breeze and sun, dont forget to visit this bay. You can go there by car ,like entire island, and you feel the silence of nature here.
Interesting shapes of the rocks and crystal clear water make you pleased.
The most importing thing is make sure that you have plenty o fdrinking water before you arrive there, because there is no cafe or market around this place. Under the strong sunlight it is not funny to have nothing to drink. i know by experience!
Visiting Madam's Coffee House at Zeytinli
Madam'in dibek Kahvesi'ne ugramadan adadan ayrilmayin. Madam su anda aramizda degil ama kahveyi esi Yanni isletiyor ve enfes dibek kahvesi ile ayri bir lezzet olarak hizmet veriyor.
Turkish Coffee at Madam's Coffee House:
Feel the great taste of turkish coffee at Madam's Coffee House. Also you can watch the village's most popular street from this coffee house. Madam has passed away a few years ago but her husband, Yannis, runs the coffee house.
picture: Me and my daughter Lidya
In the area of Kokina (between Kapikaya and Aydincik)there are the remainings
of two old graves sculpted on a rock.This Byzantine stone burial is estimated more than 500 years old
- Historical Travel
A MULBERRY TREE ON THE WAY TO KEFALOS
Keep your eyes open and pay attention to trees. Ther is a red mulberry tree and it is very fertile on August. delious mulberries from tree!