Tag: greece

Jun 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunset in Santorini

Picture of the Day: Sunset in Santorini

SUNSET IN SANTORINI Photograph by PEDRO SZEKELY on Flickr In this stunning capture by Pedro Szekely, we see the sun setting over the picturesque town of Oia, Greece. Oia, which is pronounced “EE-ah” and not “OY-ah”, is a small town and former community in the South Aegean on the islands of Thira…

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Mar 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Omega Shaped Beach in Greece

Picture of the Day: The Omega Shaped Beach in Greece

The Omega Shaped Beach in Greece Photograph by Grzontan on Wikimedia Commons Voidokilia Beach is a popular beach in Messinia, in Southern Greece. The beach is in the shape of the Greek letter omega (Ω) and its sand forms a semicircular strip of dunes. The land facing side of the strip of…

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Aug 20, 2012

The Breathtaking Melissani Cave in Greece

The Breathtaking Melissani Cave in Greece

Melissani cave can be found on the east coast of the island of Kefalonia in Greece. It is located about 2 km from the town of Sami and 10 km from the town of Argostoli. The caves are surrounded by forests, while a mountain slope is located to the west. Below you will find…

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Apr 7, 2012

The Giola Lagoon in Greece

The Giola Lagoon in Greece

On the beautiful island of Thassos, Greece lies a secluded lagoon near the village of Astris called Giola. This seaside gem is apparently quite a trek, but for those willing to make the journey, they are rewarded with an incredible natural pool to soak in the gorgeous views of the sea. For one…

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