Greece

  • A Greek window

    Image ID
    FOT1201518
    Caption
    A Greek window
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Rachel Down
    Dimensions
    4288 x 3509 px
    Keywords
    ; window display ; window ; display ; sill ; quaint ; charming ; rustic ; naive ; simple ; Ano Kato ; wool workshop ; Elati ; Zagori ; Zagoria ; Greece ; Robert Down Photography ; Downimages
    Description
    This charming window display is at the Ano Kato woolworkshop in the tiny village of Elati, Zagori, Greece. Visitors to the workshop can try their hand at several aspects of woolwork. The articles made there are real works of art, well worth a visit. See...
  • Great Meteoron and Varlamm monasteries

    Image ID
    FOT1201519
    Caption
    Great Meteoron and Varlamm monasteries
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Rachel Down
    Dimensions
    4066 x 3514 px
    Keywords
    ; monastery ; Megalo Meteoro ; Great Meteoron ; Varlaam ; moni ; natural ; sandstone ; sandstone towers ; spectacular ; Kalampaka ; religion ; religious ; retreat ; Meteora ; Greece ; Greek ; Greek Orthodox church
    Description
    A landscape view of Great Meteoron monastery on the left and Varlamm monastery on the right. Both in the Meteora region of Greece famed for its religious buildings constructed on the top of natural sandstone towers.
  • Bridge of Noutsos or Kokoris

    Image ID
    FOT1201521
    Caption
    Bridge of Noutsos or Kokoris
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Rachel Down
    Dimensions
    6144 x 4608 px
    Keywords
    ; Stone bridge ; Zagorian stone bridge ; stone ; single span ; zagorian ; elegant ; bridge ; river ; water ; rocks ; boulders ; bushes ; Voidomatis river ; Voidomatis ; Koukouli ; Zagoria ; Greece
    Description
    This beautiful single span stone bridge over the river Voidomatis near the village of Koukouli in Zagoria, Greece was built in about 1750. Noutsos Kontodimos from Vradeto provided the funds to build it. In 1910 it was restored using money provided by...
  • Balloon seller

    Image ID
    FOT1201522
    Caption
    Balloon seller
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Rachel Down
    Dimensions
    3952 x 4960 px
    Keywords
    ; Balloon seller ; balloons ; bright ; brightly ; coloured ; colored ; balloons ; salesman ; seller ; man ; Central ; centre ; Plaka ; district ; Athens ; Greece ; street photography ; photographic ; Robert Down Photography ; Downimages
    Description
    This brightly coloured display was in the Plaka district of Athens.
  • Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron

    Image ID
    FOT1201523
    Caption
    Holy Monastery of Great Meteoron
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Rachel Down
    Dimensions
    4608 x 5609 px
    Keywords
    ; monastery ; moni ; Great Meteoron ; Megalo Meteoro ; Meteora ; natural ; sandstone ; towers ; sandstone towers ; founded by Athanasios ; religious ; retreat ; Greek Orthodox church ; spectacular ; religion ; tourism ; Greece
    Description
    This monastery in the region of Metora, Greece is approximately 620 m high and the views from the top are magnificent. If you go here be very careful, my wife slipped on the viewing platform at the top and broke her leg. There appeared to be no medical...
  • Lake Pamvotis, Greece

    Image ID
    FOT1201524
    Caption
    Lake Pamvotis, Greece
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Rachel Down
    Dimensions
    5991 x 4457 px
    Keywords
    ; Lake Pamvotis ; Lake ; Pamvotis ; Lake Ioannina ; Lake Pamvotida ; Ioannina ; Epirus ; Greece ; Island of Nisi ; Isle of Nisi ; Island ; Isle ; Nisi ; Ali Pasha ; water ; ripples ; holiday ; destination ; tourist ; attraction ; calm
    Description
    Lake Pamvotis from the boat crossing between Ioannina and the island of Nisi. The lake is in the Epirus region of Greece. The Isle of Nisi is where Ali Pasha the one time Pasha of Epirus was hunted down and killed by Turkish troops in 1822.