that period Poros was much
more picturesque and beloved.
The pine trees end up in
the coast of the sunny beaches.
On the mountainous regions
the inhabitants cultivate the olive trees whereas on the tableland
of "Fousas" the vineyards, locust
trees, fig trees and almond trees.
inhabitants are cattle breeders. At "Lemonodassos"(Lemon
Forest) they produce the famous lemon juice of Poros. But the
habitants their main occupation was fishing and resin collection,
the pine trees. In the end of the
summer they carried the resin on horses back to Askeli and
then to Piraeus by boats.
used boats to transport their products. Generally the citizens
of Poros started to concern about tourism. Next
to the traditional cafe's one can see the first tourist
shops selling souvenirs of popular art.
houses are turned into boarding houses
and their owners
at the port together
with the porters to offer
to the island visitors.
man the boats or become boatmen and drive the tourists to
the picturesque beaches of the island. Some of them even
use their boats to ferry cars from Galatas.
the inhabitants and the visitors spent their time at the
small cafe's, taverns and in summer time they enjoyed themselves
a film at "Diana" cinema.
We must also
report the unique rides through the exquisite paths
on a horse or a mule towards Poseidon's Temple.