In and around Ancient Phigaleia are many ruins like the decaying stone house with a walled courtyard in Kato Rouga. This once proud house used traditional methods: thick stone walls; shuttered windows and doors and tiled rooves and balconies to retain heat in winter and keep its occupants cool in summer.
     Today, most village houses that are renovated deploy similar techniques, although one thing is different - the windows and doors are not painted blue! Apparently, blue was once prolific because blue paint, used on Greek islands, was readily available.

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Ancient Phigaleia

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