«The dancing caravan», a book for the «Routes of the Olive Tree» by Giorgos Petsotas

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the great itinerary in the depths of Asia in 2008, our special co-traveller and a protagonist of the “Routes of the Olive Tree”, Giorgos Petsotas, describes his experience and memories in a fascinating book entitled « The dancing caravan».

Italy, France Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Siberia, Moscow, Ukraine, Moldavia, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece… «The Dancing Caravan » is a unique opportunity for everybody to follow this journey along the «Routes of the Olive Tre» minute by minute, and reminds those who participated in it all what they lived and learnt. The pages of this book reflect the writer’s memories, bringing back to life the world he saw, learnt and felt, and the richness of the people and the olive tree landscapes he came across along the way.

Giorgos Petsotas is a leading personality in many itineraries, but also during the rambling procedure of having the «Routes of the Olive Tree» certified by the UNESCO as «International Route of Culture, sustainable development, dialogue and peace among the people in the Mediterranean». For many years, he has experienced firsthand the good and hard moments of this initiative and has shown his love for it on several occasions.

«The dancing caravan», published by «Bartzoulianos Editions», should be read by those who have participated in the « Routes of the Olive Tree » as well as the travellers at heart, those who love adventure and wish to find out more about different civilisations, such as the Mediterranean civilisation of the Olive Tree…