On This Day, The Greek Island of Ios

Even though travel restrictions are easing I am not yet minded to risk it so I still have no new stories to post so I continue to go through my picture archives and see where I was on this day at any time in the last few travelling years.

On 27th August 2007 I was on the Greek Island of Ios in the Cyclades…

Ios Greece Last Night's Catch

The walk to Valmas is interesting because of the derelict terraces and dry stone walls that separate the hillside into individual plots of land.  Ios is just one large inhospitable rock that has been baked in the sun for thousands of years but as recently as only fifty years ago people here were scraping away at the thin soil and the stones to try and make a living or to feed the family by growing fruit and vegetables.

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7 responses to “On This Day, The Greek Island of Ios

  1. That is a stunning sunset shot! Hope the weather in Staithes is holding out? 🙂 🙂

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  2. Another splendid gallery

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  3. Even if sometimes smallish and only the sea I was born in one, descendant of another and still find them picturesques!

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