BC: By Stephanie and Cindy Nafpliotis
1: Naxos Greece is located in the Cyclades Islands, in the Aegean Sea.
2: My yai-yai, pappou, and father were all born in Naxos.
3: My siblings and I are the first generation on my father's side to be born in the United States! We all hope to travel to Greece one day.
5: From Naxos to Fairbanks it is approximately 5383 miles! | Fairbanks, Alaska
6: It is believed that Zeus once inhabited these Islands, along with Dionsys, god of wine and feast. Dionsys's love for the land inspired him to bless it with plentiful vegetation and fertile land.
8: Family is held in high regards in Greek culture.
11: The family. We were a strange band of characters trudging through life sharing disease and toothpaste, coveting one another's dessert, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms,inflicting pain and kissing to heal in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common bound us together. Erma Bombeck
12: Greek words yai-yai pappou oikoyeveia | English translation grandmother grandfather family
13: Citations | Greek National Tourism Organization. (n.d.). Naxos Island. [Naxos history]. Retrieved from http://www.greeka.com/cyclades/naxos/index.html Dunav. (n.d.).Map of Greece Regions. [Cyclades Island.] Retrieved from http://www.dunav.org.il/maps/map_greece.html Greece[wiki].(n.d.). Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/greece