(Left) A woman separates wheat in Mastichari in the 1970s. After crushing grains or pulses with a stone, farmers would toss it from a height so that the husks were carried away in the wind and the grain deposited onto a special cloth. (Dikaia Saragia Archive)
(Right) A caique trip from Kos to Gyali, the volcanic island with obsidian lava domes and pumice deposits, which were mined in huge quantities. On the left is Petros Nomikos, who visited Gyali to inspect the quarries and loading systems, and on the right Colonel Spyros Malaspinas, the manager of the pumice quarries. The trip took about an hour.