to remember

While traveling the roads of Greece, it won’t be long until the metal boxes on skinny wire legs catch your attention. It is not a bizarre mailbox or the Greek version of a roadside telephone… Behind the small glass doors, a candle flickers, a color picture of a saint stares back, and the top of the box is crowned with a cross or perhaps a row of Greek letters

Many believe that the shrine is built to act as a remembrance for a traffic accident victim. This is true in most cases, but they are often built by a survivor of a potentially tragic accident, or to publicly thank a saint for a benefit, not only commemorate a tragedy




4 comments on “Al~ways”

  1. what a serene, poetic meditation

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