Foloi oak forest, ancient greek gods and monsters

Foloi oak forest, named by Hercules in memory of his deceased friend, centaur Folos. Eleia, Peloponnese, Greece

This magnificent native oak forest of Foloi or Pholoe, has been given its name by Hercules himself. It’s that old! Folos (Pholus) was Hercules’ friend and he was a centaur. Centaurs were guys half human and half horses that used to live in this forest.