Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

Light and Shadow

The Street of the Knights in Rhodes because this is one of the best preserved/restored medieval streets in Europe and we wanted to get there before the crowds.  As soon as the cruise ships arrive and discharge their guests onto the quayside hundreds of people make straight for this place and it immediately loses its atmosphere and its charm.  At eight o’clock in the morning however there was no one about except the odd delivery man and it was possible to soak up Mussolini’s fascist  interpretation of the medieval street.

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8 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

  1. I can’t image what that place will be like once the cruise ships arrive. Looks so calm and peaceful in your picture.

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  2. I love the quiet of morning when the streets are empty and the rest of the world seems to still be asleep. This photo puts me in this state of mind. 🙂

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