Travel Photography Photos tagged as agean
A most typical Santorini scene, just around the corner from where stay in Thira, Santorini's capitaal
This is one of the windmills at Oia, a village at the top of Santorini island
This view from the edge of the caldera in Santorini looks great at any time of day
Perissa is one of Santorini's famous black sand beaches
The unfinished Temple of Apollo on Naxos draws visitors at all hours, but particularly as the sun goes down
Temples and other archeological sites were often used as quarries. These marble blocks built into the walls of the castle in Naxos came from the unfinished Temple of Apollo
I'm not sure what these glass items on Naxos were, but they made a great pattern
You can buy eyes like these all over Greece, but these ones were on Naxos. They are to protect against the Evil Eye and seem to work - since buying one I haven't seen a single evil eye!
Fresh fruit and vegetables in Naxos' Old Town, much, if not all, locally grown
Fresh octopus is a feature of any stary on Naxos.
This shows the unfinished Temple of Apollo on Naxos, with the main town in the background
Agia Prokopios has one of Naxos' many fine beaches.
Another peaceful and relaxing view of Santorini looking over the caldera at dusk.
This is a traditional Santorini style house, taken in Thira (or Fira), the island's capital
These decorative tiles were for sale at Oia, a village at the top of Santorini Island
This shows the unfinished Temple of Apollo on Naxos
A simple but, I think, very effective photo of an Orthodox Church "spire" in Oia, Santorini.
Where else but Santorini?
These decorative pot plants were outside a shop in Oia, Santorini.
This photo could have been taken on many Greek Islands, but it's Thira on Santorini.
There are many decorative pots and pot plants on Santorini. This one is in Thira, the Island's caapital
This could have been taken on many Greek Islands, but it's from Thira on Santorini again.
Another photo from Oia, on the top of Santorini, taken at sunset.
Not all of the houses in Oia, Santorini, are traditional white "cubist" designs. This detail from a house in Oia has a Moorish feel.
The sunset at Oia, on the top of Santorini, casts a warm glow over the traditionally white buildings. Photos like these are cliches, but so what - it's so popular because it's so good, and lives up to the hype.