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Crete as we Live it

Socrates, the veteran wrestler (Anogeia)

The veteran wrestler Socrates, as he wants to be called. Being a genuine resident of Anogia, if he likes you, he will treat you to raki at the cafe and he will open his heart to you. He will talk about everything; from the Basque Separatists he had visited in the 90s, to solutions about the problems the young are faced with nowadays. Just a warning: his handshake kills...

Photo / story: Christos Tsoumplekas

Translation into english: Sofia Agatzioti