Even if the rest of Greece is hot during August, the dense oak trees shades of Vikos Aoos National Park, in the North Pindus Mountains, make hiking the Vikos gorge possible. We visited the area in mid-August.
Zakynthos is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is widely known by its Italian name, Zante. The island is famous for its pristine beaches. Navagio beach and the Blue Caves are its top attractions. Of course, there is always the non-touristic side of a beautiful place. And that is shown perfectly through the lenses of a local amateur photographer, Stelios Pettas. Stelios lives in Zakynthos, apart from capturing beautiful photographs he collects driftwood, pebbles and shells and he creates unique art as By Step. For the purpose of this post we collected some of his recent photographs and few of his artistic creations. Enjoy!
The low temperatures over the last weekend caused snow and frost throughout the country, even in the islands. Some parts of Greece, especially in the North have been completely blanketed in snow. Severe weather conditions placed refugees to risk in outdoors camps. Here are some stunning and some shocking photos of snow-covered Greece.
Kea is the cycladic island closest to Attica. As it is very easy to reach, it is mainly built with summer vacation houses and it gets overcrowded during August. If you want to visit Kea (Tzia) book your room in advance. You are going to admire spectacular coastline views and magnificent sunsets. If you like to explore the hidden paths of the island it would be ideal to rent a bike. The island is popular of its oak trees. On this post we present Kea as captured by Chrisoula Fourmouzi’ s camera.
Chrisoula Fourmouzi studied photography at the Art & Design Institution AKTO in Athens. She is mainly a wedding, christening, family, newborn and baby photographer. She is based in Athens but she travel all over Greece and abroad to photograph events and places. For more information and to see her portfolio, visit her website chrisoulafourmouzi.com