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Houses on the hills below Astipalea’s kastro

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Chora village on Astipalea

Early evening sunshine illuminates the historic Venetian-era kastro (castle) and Chora village on Astipalea island

 

Pic of the day: A street of churches on Patmos

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Stormclouds pass above churches in Chora village on Patmos

Stormclouds pass above churches in Chora village on Patmos. Part of the Monastery of St John is visible at the end of the street.

 

 

Pic of the day: Astipalea’s castle and windmills

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Windmills and the Venetian Castle at Chora on Astipalea island

The imposing Venetian Castle towers above Chora village and a row of red-roofed windmills on Astipalea island

 

Pic of the day: Church of the Panaghia at sunset

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A sunset view of the Church of the Panaghia on the mountainside above Chora on Folegandros

A sunset view of the stunning Church of the Panaghia, which clings to the steep mountainside above Chora on Folegandros

 

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