I’ve just had a most enjoyable 20 days in Greece — Athens as well as some islands … it was with a sore heart that I left the islands two days ago … and with a sore heart that I boarded the plane in Athens this morning …

I’ll be popping images in here over the next while – I will do my utmost to give descriptions etc as I go along so as to round the viewing experience for you :)

This particular image was taken whilst exploring Parikia, Paros (one of the islands of the Cyclades)
The doorway leads into a little old chapel, the alley continues to the left and right where tourist shops are dotted all along … beautiful!


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  • mindym306
    mindym306about 5 years ago

    Nice work!!!!

  • :) thanks Mindy!

    – BettinaSchwarz

  • helmutk
    helmutkabout 5 years ago

    Lovely capture !!!!

  • thank you so much Helmut

    – BettinaSchwarz

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsabout 5 years ago

    wonderful capture love the chairs awaiting to be rested on, and 20 days in Greece. Athens is chaotic but the history and buildings are amazing to see, i spent a couple of days there a long time ago.

  • yip, 20 days :) and I assure you I was in no way bored and certainly not yet ready to “come home” at the end of it …
    Yes, Athens is chaos but very fascinating. I had about four days there now, though split up between my travels. I would certainly want to go back again … so much to see. But then, also so many islands to explore :) … I think next time I will compare flights to & from Athens again as I did this time – try work in some time for Athens like that and then use the ferry system to get to where I want to go. Now that I’ve travelled backwards and forwards a bit like that I realise that it’s quite easily done :) so I’d plan with more confidence next time :)

    – BettinaSchwarz

  • clickinhistory
    clickinhistoryabout 5 years ago

    almost looks as if it was a set designed by a photographer

  • lol :) I assure you that neither I or anyone else looking for photos intervened in any sort of way … chuckles

    – BettinaSchwarz

  • Friederike Alexander
    Friederike Ale...about 5 years ago

    Love this one, too ;-)))….xox

  • Hélène David-Cuny
    Hélène David-Cunyabout 5 years ago

    Lovely spot…

  • Thank you Helene :))

    – BettinaSchwarz

  • snphotography
    snphotographyabout 5 years ago

    i wish i could be there with a cup of coffee…
    so real shot…

  • hmmm … now that is a compliment

    – BettinaSchwarz

  • Walter Quirtmair
    Walter Quirtmairalmost 5 years ago

    Greek villages and alleys can be so nice and inviting! Good capture, makes me want to sit there and watch the busy tourists walking by :-)

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