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Gytheio is located in the north-east corner of Mani. It lies on the north-western end of the Laconian Gulf. Gytheio is built on hilly ground overlooking the Laconian Gulf. Offshore of Gytheio are several small islands, the most important of these being Cranae, which is connected to the mainland by a causeway. The terrain at the Mani Peninsula (Μάνη in Greek) is mountainous and inaccessible. Until recent years many Mani villages could be reached only by sea. Today a narrow and winding road extends along the west coast from Kalamata to Areopoli, then south to Akrotainaro (the pointy cape which is the most southward soil of continental Greece) before it turns north toward Gytheio.
Gytheio, Mani, Peloponnese, Greece, Europe

Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-85 mm at 85 mm, 800 sec at f/ 11, ISO 200
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  • Guendalyn
    Guendalyn11 months ago

    very very lovely pic!

  • Thanks a lot Guendalyn!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...11 months ago

    WOW this is gorgeous!!! Stunning capture :))))))))))

  • Thank you very much Vicki!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • TeresaB
    TeresaB11 months ago

    October 8, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • Many thanks for the feature Teresa!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghan11 months ago

    beautiful sunrise….so very peaceful and inviting…

  • Thanks a lot Linda!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Patten11 months ago

    Superb work.

  • Thank you very much Warren!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • cieloverde
    cieloverde11 months ago

    Very wonderful………..escena….!

  • Thank you very much Cieloverde!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...11 months ago

    11/10/13

  • Many thanks for the feature Vicki!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...11 months ago

    Many thanks to the Greece and all things Hellenic group for the feature!

  • Apostolos Mantzouranis
    Apostolos Mant...11 months ago

    Wonderful shot my friend!

  • Thanks a lot Apostole!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • metriognome
    metriognome24 days ago

    1 image/24hrs

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