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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

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submitted by George Vardas on 26.04.2004

Mylopotamos

Beneath the town square of Mylopotamos is a quaint stream surrounded by foliage and greenery

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submitted by George Vardas on 22.04.2004

The platea at Mitata

The site of the annual wine festival in the verdant heart of the island

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submitted by George Vardas on 24.04.2004

Aegean blue

The multi-coloured carpet on the bow of this boat at Diakofti provides a striking contrast to the crystal clear water of Diakofti

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submitted by George Vardas on 26.04.2004

Chapel of Agios Nikolaos

This dramatic seaside chapel is located on the rocks overlooking Firi Ammos on the north-eastern side of the island.

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submitted by George Vardas on 20.04.2004

Surf at Kompanada

A dramatic seascape on the eastern side of the island at the pebble beach known as Kompanada (with the township of Avlemonas visible in the distance)

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submitted by George Vardas on 27.04.2004

The Streets of Hora

The quaint whitewashed shops of Hora

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submitted by George Vardas on 20.04.2004

English bridge at Kapsali

The British built more than 20 bridges on Kythera during their occupation. This two arch masonry bridge, within view of the Kastro at Hora, links Hora with Kapsali Bay

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submitted by George Vardas on 20.04.2004

Stone arches of the Katouni Bridge

The masonry arches of the impressive bridge at Katouni

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submitted by George Vardas on 27.04.2004

Bridge at Katouni

In 1826 the British built a 13 arch stone bridge linking Livadi with the small hamlet of Katouni. It is simply a magnificent bridge set against a traditional Greek landscape.

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submitted by George Vardas on 27.04.2004

Classical house

Classical home architecture is seen in many parts of the island - although regrettably many houses are closed and in disrepair

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submitted by George Vardas on 19.04.2004

Ruin

Looking through the window of an abandoned building adjacent to the Byzantine church of Agios Dimitrios at Agios Ilias