Tag : Fira

Acropolis of Athens, Greece

As in the first photo post from my trip to the Acropolis of Athens, The Land of Gods and Goddesses, to help our imagination, I start this article with the images of reconstructed Acropolis. These two are done by graphic designers of the movie Hercules. The Acropolis of Athens in Greece is the complex of temples located on an extremely …

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Acrolopolis of Athens- The Land of Gods and Goddesses

I have to start this photo post with the image of the ‘Idealized reconstruction of the Acropolis and Areios Pagos in Athens’ painting by Leo von Klenze (1846). It helps to visualize The Acropolis at its Golden Age. The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on an extremely rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the …

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Santorini - The Most Beautiful One

Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. It was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC, forever shaping its rugged landscape. The breathtaking cliffs, clearwater beaches made up of black, red and white lava pebbles, and whitewashed cubiform houses towered by rounded windmills and blue-domed churches of its two principal towns, Fira and …

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The Views and The Wind. Santorini, Greece

We’re back to my favorite subjects of people watching and street photography. Today’s photo reportage is from Fira, Santorini Island, Greece. Fira is the modern Capital of Santorini that derives its name from an alternative pronunciation of “Thíra”, the ancient name of the island itself. Fira is built on the edge of the 400 meters (1,312 feet) high caldera. Access …

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Street Photography. Acropolis, Greece

No, this post has nothing in common with the famous erotic odyssey with the same title [wink and smile]. However, that’s what I had said when decided to go for my next EuroTrip to Greece. For many years, I’ve been postponing my travel to Hellenic Republic by prioritizing other countries and places around the World higher than Land of Gods …

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