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Thursday, 15 January 2015

The Silence of Nature: Pindus Mountains, Greece; European Soundscape Award

European Soundscape Award

For research on quiet, noise-free spaces.

For an alternative view of the "silence" of the countryside, read the excellent "The Nifi" by Linda Fagioli-Katsiotas:

"I had expected Margariti to be a quiet place because I'd heard it said- though I'm not sure where- that the countryside is peaceful. But that is completely untrue. The cacophony of insect songs intermingled with the random outbursts from the farm animals, chickens, roosters, donkeys, horses, sheep, goats- which were kept in the yards like family pets..."

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