Category: Inspiration from Nature

  • The Chestnut Tree, a Perfect Winter Romance

    The Chestnut Tree, a Perfect Winter Romance

    There are no certain skills required to fall in love with a chestnut tree; she is audacious, classy, and casual at the same time, passively aggressive to enemies, and courageous, at the same time. She is a living miracle. As you are packing for your winter travel, space, weight and time are to be considered,…

  • Reflections on Reflections

    Reflections on Reflections

    How to go for a walk, this is a question wishing to be asked by our guests in Milia, in order to allow the mountainous wave of reflection that comes along with it. Of all the things you can un-do on our land, the ultimate slow-traveling experience is the best; walking consciously and permitting the…

  • Feeding the vultures

    Feeding the vultures

    Could well be a movie title equivalent to Dances with wolves? Sure, if this was not the case that the co-owner and restorer of the medieval settlement that became Milia Mountain Retreat (a local “Green Man” in his overwhelming passion for Nature preservation and species protection), Giorgos Makrakis, wouldn’t put it in practice. Committed to…

  • Vasilis and the Nature of his early years

    Vasilis and the Nature of his early years

    This is, actually, not more and not less than, a dedicatory to the inspirational power of the landscape of Milia and the nearby village of Vlatos who gave birth to and raised the vision of Milia Mountain Retreat and Restaurant. Vasilis Makrakis represents the second generation of one of the two families that founded the…

  • Indescribable, Unidentified

    Indescribable, Unidentified

    Being hosted by Nature; this is the eco-experience of visiting Milia Mountain Retreat and Restaurant. In an approach that combines a philosophy of relaxation and wellness, the medieval settlement that hosts you has been restored by an environmentally sensitive and cultural-aware total of people. The sum of their values and the 30-year-old practices honor the…