Greece is a beautiful country and it is surrounded by the gorgeous beaches, but that doesn’t mean that I see them everyday! I’m a deprived city girl. But, when I finally do get to see the water you can bet that I will be taking photos.
Some photographs of the beautiful and relaxing seascape off of Cape Sounio or the ‘Athenian Riviera’. I wish I had this view all the time, well maybe not on stormy days 😉
“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” Mahatma Gandhi
Μερικές φωτογραφίες από το όμορφο και χαλαρωτικό θαλασσινό τοπίο από το ακρωτήρι του Σούνιου ή την ‘Αθηναϊκή Ριβιέρα’. Μακάρι να είχα αυτή την θέα κάθε μέρα , ίσως όχι στις θυελλώδεις ημέρες 😉
“Δεν πρέπει να χάσετε την πίστη στην ανθρωπότητα. Η ανθρωπότητα είναι ένας ωκεανός. αν μερικές σταγόνες του ωκεανού είναι βρώμικες, ο ωκεανός δεν γίνεται βρώμικος.” Μαχάτμα Γκάντι
A beautiful and unforgettable view of the sea from Cape Sounio located southeast of Athens. According to myth, King Aegeus of Athens leapt off the cliffs and to his death in the sea below after wrongfully assumimg that his son was killed by the minotaur on the island of Crete. The Aegean sea was thereafter named in his honour.
The last photograph that I took in September of a sunset on a beach in Greece. Now, the rainy winters of Greece have set in. I just read that online today that meteorologist predict that this year will be Europe’s’ coldest and longest winter in the last ten years. So I guess I’ll be looking at these photographs with heavy nostalgia from December through March 😦
Last weekend, I visited the small town of Nafplio which is located in the Eastern Peloponnese, it’s not a far drive from Athens which is why many Athenians like to head here for the weekend. I have been to Nafplio many years ago, but I don’t remember too much. This time I decided that I was going to take it in more and spend more time exploring and even walk up those 999 steps that lead to the fortress of Palamidi. The climb up was a difficult one for me because I’m not an athlete. However, the view was breathtaking and it was worthwhile even though it took me three days to recover. My poor legs 😦
‘Voidokilia’ beach is a very famous beach in Greece and it is considered to be one of the most beautiful in Greece. It is located in Messinia, Peloponnese. The landscape is very unique with its sand dunes and marshland, and the beach that has a circular Omega type shape. It is a great place for bike riding too. The day that I went was not great for swimming. It has been a rainy summer so far in Greece. I arrived in the evening as I was just quickly passing through with no intention for staying too long, but I when I got there I wanted to stay a while longer. So, I will definitely re-visit this place when the weather is better in the near-future.