Don’t be surprised to see guys dressed like this strolling the paralia in the future. According to an article in Taxydromos Newspaper (link here) Skopelos has become “twinned” with the Spanish city of Atarfe. What do the two communities have in common? Mayor Michalis says in the article that the reasons for twinning are mostly cultural though both communities produce olives.
According to the EU Twinning website, the project of “twinning” municipalities across Europe has the “goal of friendship, co-operation and mutual awareness between the peoples of Europe.”