I can see for miles

Tom Gomez

Joined January 2008

Artist's Description

The view from high on the Tarpon Springs Boulevard (the only real road on the island of Halki, Greece).

The closest body of water is Pondamos Bay which has the only sandy beach on the Island. Beyond Pondamos (in the centre of the shot) is the Halki cemetery church, Ags. Soulas.

On the hill above the church you can see the three ruined windmills that stand guard above the village of Nimborio (the only settlement on the Island). On the left of the shot is Nimborio Village and its lovely bay.

Halki is a small, very charming island, part of the Dodecanese Group of Greek islands, situated opposite the west coast of the Island of Rhodes.

The residents of Tarpon Springs, Florida, USA endowed Halki first with money for its stone clock tower, and, more lately, with the money to build the road to the Monastery far up in the mountains – the Boulevard Tarpon Springs, which took about 6 years, being finished in 1995.

Three bracketed JPGs converted to HDR in Photomatix Pro.

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Related shots can be found at Halki or Greece or Eastern Meditteranean.

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