Chenarestan... In the shade of plane trees

Saturday, July 09, 2005

Around a Greek Plane Tree


The report and story of Terje Raa is about a Greek Island, where every summer is being invaded by thousands of young tourists. All of them want to go to one particular place. That particular place is under a 2400 years old Plane tree. Plane tree of Hippocrates.
Under Hippocrates in the heart of a town called Kos, everybody feels young.

About the small square where the tree stands, pavements, buildings around it, about the history of Kos and "Oath of Hippocrates", about the people who read secretly this Oath ....that doctors all over the world know about..... read:

http://www.artist-at-large.com/kos.htm
By: Tejre Raa, June 2004

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