Tag : Trip to Greece

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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Sunset in Oia. Santorini, Greece

Happy Birthday, Dad! Oia or Ia is considered the oldest settlement on the Santorini island. A small town, previously known as Apano Meria (“upper side”), typifies the white-painted houses of the Cyclades, in many cases built directly into niches which are cave houses used by crew of the ships, on the lip of the volcanic crater, between which are narrow …

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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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Santo MiraMare Beach Resort in Santorini, Greece

This is a not-sponsored hotel review. I was very thankful for the services the resort personnel provided and decided to publish this photo post. This year, my plan for the EuroTrip to Santorini, Greece was to settle down in an all-inclusive resort close to the sea and spend most of the time meditating on a beach. Santo Miramare Luxury Resort …

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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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