Lefkada island through photos from the past ....

The history of Lefkada island through old photos!!

We will see the history of Lefkada island through the eyes of ordinary people! To start writing about the habits,lifestyle and obvious difficulties of society at the beginning of the 20th century ; we would need many pages and it would be very difficult to write clearly and accurately.

Lefkada island through photos from the past ....

However everything becomes easier with these old photos of Lefkada island which reveal to us the life in that distant era!!

We understand many things about their way of life by observing their facial expressions, their dress even watching them working ;we discover that their world was very different.

Lefkada island through photos from the past ....Lefkada island through photos from the past ....

Οrdinary people trying to survive in a difficult environment, where the work was hard and lasted almost all day, material possessions were very limited and only enjoyed by a narrow circle of wealthy people.

 

Lefkada island through photos from the past ....Lefkada island through photos from the past ....

Lefkada island through photos from the past ....

 

Their faces show innocence if we compare them with modern people, lacking greed and consumerism, mostly poor but happier ; it seems looking at the prematurely aged but cheerful faces, than their wealthier descendants.

 

Womens life was also hard,they worked hard and were socially oppressed both ; by the soccial environment but mainly from their family.To such an extent that makes us wonder how they managed to live ; something that today’s could not put up with.

Lefkada island through photos from the past ....

 

Lefkada island through photos from the past ....Lefkada island through photos from the past ....

Lefkada island through photos from the past ....Lefkada island through photos from the past ....

Lefkada island through photos from the past ....Lefkada island through photos from the past ....

Fortunately the world is changing, and development solves many of the problems of the past but it also creates new issues and divisions.