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Posted by
Dimitrios (ATHENS, Greece) on 11 September 2008 in Architecture.

SKANJOURA island, the visit to the abandoned monastery, Sporadic Islands, Greece.
In memory of the people who lost their lives some years ago. May they rest in peace.

OLYMPUS u770SW,S770SW 1/640 second F/4.5 ISO 80 7 mm


jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

fabulous photo looks so deserted and forlorn

11 Sep 2008 5:52am

@jamesy: yes it does, watch and see more details, GREETINGS to NZ

Maxine from Rangiora, New Zealand

Yes a lost place and very sacred i would think!

11 Sep 2008 6:01am

@Maxine: well , today nobady seem to care for this one, money for repairs can be found but people who willing to live there as monks this is another matter, GREETINGS TO NZ, kind regards D

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Very impressive. The fallen tree adds to the ruins. I'd like to visit those islands. I have only been in Crete (wonderful)
Thanks for your comments of the past days. I'm back now.

11 Sep 2008 11:31am

@Paco Díaz: you are welcome Paco, the greek island are waiting your visit! greetings

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

How sad, it looks as if it's in a beautiful spot.

11 Sep 2008 11:51am

@MaryB: it is THE SPOT! but just ruins.... greetings

willow from Chelsea, United States

You have really captured the abandoned feel of this place.

11 Sep 2008 12:36pm

@willow: thanks W

Ina from Krugersdorp, South Africa

Amazing shot, like the tree in the foreground :)

11 Sep 2008 7:17pm

@Ina: greetings INA

David (12 years old) from Topeka, United States

nice shot, the monastery is very cool

11 Sep 2008 11:36pm

@David (12 years old): GREETINGS David+thanks

Kylie Greenan from Richmond, Australia

Not only is the tree falling down, but so is the monastery, great iron captured here!

12 Sep 2008 4:19am

@Kylie Greenan: hmmm you saw the analogy, GOOD, greetings from Athens

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

The tree is down may be because of strongs winds but still living... Nice atmosphere.

17 Sep 2008 1:42am

@akarui: true, regards D

1/640 second
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