Blue is Greece


It happens to me  to lack control on words. Sometimes. It’s when I am just full of barren words, like a field lacking vegetation, and I don’t believe enough on the power of the written language.

Photography helps me, encourage me to describe what I see when it is clear to me that words will not come easy. Photography has a language whose grammar is freer and where I can set my own rules.

Here are some shots I took during my trip in Greece, an airy, bright, wild and blue country. As blue as the sky that hosts no clouds, not as sadness.

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egremni-0650 All the picture below were taken in Mitikas. There is no much online to read about this little town in the province of Preveza. Here a little ouzeri runned by a outgoing fisherman is an hidden gem on the beach with a view on the Ionian oriental sea. The ouzeri, a rustic tavern where you get served ouzo and small finger foods, is no more than a place where you can find your little blue chair, have a seat, grab some food and admire the beautiful emerald sea.  Peaceful.

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Greece looks out the Mediterranean sea with a mountainous coastline which makes driving a car challenging. Main roads on a map are not more that little curvy local streets, often passing through little towns where Greek pensioners sit on slatted-wood chairs literally on the street. You can almost catch in one breath the millennia that passed over this land without altering its native beauty.

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15 Comments

  • Reply Rosa July 12, 2013 at 7:30 am

    Beautiful pictures and place! Greece is such a marvelous country. I went there once and loved it.

    Thanks for sharing your photos with us.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  • Reply Kiran @ KiranTarun.com July 14, 2013 at 12:15 am

    You’ve captured Greece so beautifully!! I wonder if you crossed path with my sister? She was vacationing there the same time, me think 😀

    Hope we get to visit Greece someday. It’s such a beautiful country!

  • Reply Milana July 14, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    Your Greece images are breathtaking! I would love to visit greece one day – never been!

  • Reply Shashi @ http://runninsrilankan.com July 15, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    Beautiful pictures – so glad to have stumbled by your blog!

  • Reply Anne ~ Uni Homemaker July 16, 2013 at 12:34 am

    Beautiful and vibrant pictures! Thank you for sharing this with us.

  • Reply celyn July 16, 2013 at 12:08 pm

    oh wow your photos are gorgeous! that beach looks amazing!

    • Reply Daniela @FoodRecipesHQ July 17, 2013 at 4:55 pm

      Thanks Celyn. I’m always looking for a decent daylight to shoot. I wish summer would last all year long 🙂

  • Reply Isabella July 17, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    Che Belle foto! Mi hai fatto venire voglia di tornare in Grecia!
    Complimenti anche per le ricette, una piu’ buona dell’altra.

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