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Pelion Region, Northern Greece.
Boat To Pelion.
Our journey to the Pelion involved a flight to Skiathos then a boat ride from...
Our view over the harbour from the boat in Skiathos port.
A couple of large boats moored in the harbour as we arrived at the pretty...
Our first meal in Horton where we were based. It was getting late now and we...
l waterside taverna in Horto.
One of Horto's narrow beaches. This one is to the right of the harbour,..
View Of Horto.
Horto is a sleepy little coastal village on the Pagasitic Gulf.There
River Scene, Horto.
Colourful boats bobbing about on the river in Horto. Our studio was at...
Catching The Evening Light In Horto.
One of many photos I took looking across the Pagasitic Gulf as evening falls.
Retail cantre, Horton! It was nice to see the old periptero still in business..
One of the four tavernas we ate at in Horto. Kosta's had an excellent menu.
Another little seaside hamlet on the Pagasitic Gulf.
Not much sign of life here.
Gorgeous Paltsi beach on the east coast of the Pelion.
The beach shelves quite steeply in places and I remember the water...
Just beautiful. There are some wierd rock formations in the sea here, quite...
If you keep walking this way, you can reach Potsikion beach.
Heading towards Mikro beach, from Platanias.
Mikro In The Distance.
A lovely walk along this stretch of coastline, from Platanias.
In 2005 this was a long and winding dirt track to this beach. Most people...
Colourful Tubs Of Flowers.
Love the Greeks use of any container for growing flowers in. This was in...
s line the attictive harbour.
Another one of those tranquil evening scenes from Horto.
View From O Kostas.
Empty tables awaiting custom at Kostas in Horto.
One of our furry friends in Horto.
Awaiting A Refurb!
Lovely old Pelion villas left to decay.
A popular(in high season) but beautiful beach on the west coast.
In the far distance you can see Melani beach.
A very tranquil little spot enroute to Ag. Kiriaki in the extreme south west.
Calm Waters At Kotes.
We loved this place. We watched a man fishing from the taverna. He had...
An everyday amendment of the nets .
looking down onto this hamlet from the main road. You can see how small the...
Time for lunch at this pleasant fishing/to
A very picturesqu
e place indeed.
A. Kiriaki Again.
Another aspect of the village.
Ag. Kiriaki Flowers.
Perched on the hillsdie above Milina.
A beautiful little spot towards the south east of the peninsula.
Pretty beach with soft sand here.
Lunch Stop, Katigiorgi
No menu, as such, just what was cooked that day. Popular with Greeks on a...
Looking to the one hotel here.
Stony end of the beach.
Another beach with strange rock formations
. Fairly wild here.
Testing the water at Mourtias.
At the far end was a sort of pool creating a calmer area for swimming.
Wild Blue Sea At Mourtias.
We had the entire place to ourselves.
The approach to Mourtias beach.
Heading For A Stormy Night
Taken in Horto as evening approached
The narrow road leading to Horto waterfront
. Our accommodat
ion was on the left.
led Gardens in Horton.
The morning after the storm we stayed in Horto as it continued to rain on and...
Isn't this just lovely?
Another of our furry friends.
Evening Sun, Horto.
Who can tire of this view?
Another beach in the south east, all to ourselves. Extremely difficult.
A Choppy Evening at Horto.
A bit rougher on this occasion.
General view from the main jetty.
Messing About With Boats.
Suitably attired? (Forgive the pun.)
Calm Has Fallen.
Boats at rest in Horto Bay.
Dinosaurs At Melani.
Or even a camel's head!
You have to admit there is a similarity
This was actually our view from our studio!
The next place along the coast from Horto. A nice, large village...
Quite a number of waterfront establishm
ents in Milina.
g paintings on the buildings in Milina.
Attractive inland village with large square full of kafeneons.
Views From Lafkos.
y green and lush in this village.
I was really taken with this vegetable garden in lafkos.
Note the re-tiling over the old tiles on this roof.
Beach Near Lefokastro
Between Afissos and Lefokastro
n are a series of little beaches, mainly shingle.
Such a sweetie this very young kitten. We were asked if we wanted to take it...
Rock Strata Near Lefokastro
Just liked the combinatio
n of the rock and sea.
This looks far more significan
t than a plain thistle!
Very friendly indeed, this one.
Calm and Tranquil Horto.
Another evening in Horto.
Mackerel striped friend.
Looking at Athina apartments on right.
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article published 10/5/2010
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Lovely set of photos Chris, so glad you took the time to put them up
, November 4, 2010
Beautiful Pictures, Thanks for sharing
jorge arce caballero
, October 7, 2010
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