This was the favorite Isle of Empress Elisabeth of Austria also called Sisi.
Tree Tuesday - olive tree own picture
I always am fascinated by the Olive Tree because it was the symbol of the whole
Mediterranean area during ancient times and it played an important role in the
The origin of the Olive Tree in Athens is even explained through the intervention
of the Goddess Athena (daughter of Zeus and Metis). Athena was a warrior Goddess
whose attributes were the spear, helmet, owl and the olive tree.
Generally the olive tree symbolises peace, prosperity and hope.
It is also present in many traditional religious celebrations.