Archive for February 12th, 2018

It takes quite a bit of time to get a trata built and the crew of the boat has to be absolutely sure they are ready. Some last amendments and then they are off. The captain looks at his watch. Let’s go !!!

Most “Τρατες” are build on a piece of land or in somebody’s backyard. This one is ready to go and Mum sends them her love.

(filmed by Vasilis Tegos)

The last stop of a “τρατα” is the water and this year all boats ended up there as they are supposed to. A lot of the boat crew members had a quick swim too. The water was cold !!.

Thank you Folklore and Cultural organization of Skopelos for organizing this event.


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