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submitted by George Vardas on 27.04.2004

Beachside huts at Limionas

Below the village of Kato Hora is the beach at Limionas. The seaside huts are reputed to have been built by Saracen raiders who used the island as a staging base for raids on passing ships.

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submitted by George Vardas on 24.04.2004

Below the Katouni Bridge

In 1985 I walked into the gully below the bridge at Katouni to capture the immense arches. The central arch is 15 metres high.

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submitted by George Vardas on 24.04.2004

The Argo

Tim Severin's boat, The Argo, docked at Kapsali in 1985 during its voyage in retracing the steps of Odysseus

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submitted by George Vardas on 24.04.2004

The belltower at the Kastro

A view of the belltower through the archway at the Kastro

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submitted by George Vardas on 24.04.2004

Cactus plant

This photo was taken in 1985 as I was walking through Hora

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submitted by George Vardas on 24.04.2004

Change room at Agia Pelagia

The blue and white striped change room on the beach, with the Peloponesse visible in the distance, caught my eye in beautiful Agia Pelagia

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submitted by George Vardas on 22.04.2004

Anchorage in Kapsali

A view of the colourful fishing boats in the smaller of the two Kapsali bays with the Kastro at Hora visible in the background

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submitted by George Vardas on 29.04.2004

The staircase

The contrast of blue and whitewash is highlighted by this staircase at Potamos just up from the town square.

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submitted by George Vardas on 22.04.2004

On the road to Panagia Myrtidiotissa

On the way to the famous monastery you come across the hollowed rock which allows cars to pass through.

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submitted by George Vardas on 22.04.2004

The waterfall of Neraida at Mylopotamos

Mylopotamos, as the name connotes, has an abundance of fresh water. The highlight is the waterfall below the town square.

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submitted by George Vardas on 22.04.2004

Cappuccino at Kapsali

One of the summer's great luxuries is to enjoy a cappuccino on the beach at Kapsali.

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submitted by George Vardas on 22.04.2004

The blue pot

Just before the decent to Kapsali I came across this striking pot on the roadside. The Kastro looms in the background.

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submitted by George Vardas on 22.04.2004

Path at Kato Hora

Walking along a pathway in the Kastro at Kato Hora nearing sunset

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submitted by George Vardas on 21.04.2004

Hora from a distance

Summer in Hora is marked by the crimson hues of the late afternoon sun, as captured by Esther Calligeros.

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submitted by George Vardas on 21.04.2004

Katouni bridge at sunset

The English bridge at Katouni assumes an almost surreal look at sunset

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submitted by George Vardas on 21.04.2004

House at Diakofti

A beachside cottage at Diakofti

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submitted by George Vardas on 21.04.2004

Hora town square

One of the the elegant buildings in Hora overlooking the town square

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submitted by George Vardas on 21.04.2004

Blue gate

Whilst walking along the narrow alleys of Kato Hora in Mylopotamos I came across this exquisite entrance

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submitted by George Vardas on 01.10.2005

Island Dawn

This misty dawn was captured whilst driving to Pourko, a hamlet at the base of Agia Elesa

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submitted by George Vardas on 21.04.2004

Church and Kastro

A white chapel at the base of the Kastro in Hora