Arhive etichetă: greece
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece, situated on the banks of the Eurotas River in Laconia, in south-eastern Peloponnese. It emerged as a political entity around the 10th century BC,when the invading Dorians subjugated the local, non-Dorian population. … Continuă lectura
Palamidi is a fortress to the east of the Acronauplia in the town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese region of southern Greece. Nestled on the crest of a 216-metre high hill, the fortress was built by the Venetians during their … Continuă lectura
The Metéora or „middle of the sky”, „suspended in the air” or „in the heavens above” — etymologically related to „Meteorite” is one of the largest and most important complexes of Greek Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. … Continuă lectura
Photo by Cristi M.
Kalyves is a large village in Crete, Greece, the main village in the municipal unit of Armenoi. It is now a popular tourist resort that has maintained its Cretan character.Kalyves lies about 20 km east of Chania in the Apokoronas … Continuă lectura
Kálamos is a mountainous island and a former community in the Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lefkada, of which it is a municipal unit. It lies east of Lefkada, near … Continuă lectura
Well, my dear friends, this blog reached another milestone: 1 million hits!! The first photo was posted on 7 May and untill then I’ve met through this blog a lot of wonderful people and for that I want to thank … Continuă lectura