An inspiring story of a few remarkable heroes on the Island of Lesvos who helped almost half a million refugees in 2015 has been documented in a new short film called Ode to Lesvos, created by Johnnie Walker Storyline – an ongoing series that aims to find and tell the world’s most inspirational stories of human progress.
It is one of the most photographed spots in Greece and a symbol of the Ionian island of Zakynthos that features on myriad publicity posters. Yet the shipwreck on the beach that is now better known by that name (Navagio meaning shipwreck in Greek) has suffered extensive wear and tear in the 36 years it has lain on one of the most beautiful seashores in the country. Acknowledging its significance not just as a tourist attraction but also as a globally recognizable landmark, the island’s municipal authority has teamed up with the local technical college to launch the first restoration of the wreck so that it can survive for more generations to come.
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
Has your summer holiday come to an end? Watch this beautiful video to get in the spirit again.
It is filmed by Theo Timmis, a traveler from Cyprus, with a GoPro Hero 3+ and a Nikon D5300. The video shows the crystal clear sea, traditional places of Skiathos and Skopelos islands and reflects the relaxation you feel when you visit them.
This beautiful church, named Panagia Kakaviotissa, is located on Lemnos island. Kakavos is the name of the mountain which is built on, in 1416 AC, by some monks who were trying to escape the Ottomans’ invasions. Its unique characteristic is that it’s roofless and built inside a rock cave.