Posts Tagged: Crete

I remember it as if it were yesterday……/ 7

It’s the late 1980s, and my then partner and I are on the island of Crete. I had been reading my guidebooks, and thought the Samaria gorge looked well worth a visit. At, I think, 14km it was doable as

I remember it as if it were yesterday……/ 7

It’s the late 1980s, and my then partner and I are on the island of Crete. I had been reading my guidebooks, and thought the Samaria gorge looked well worth a visit. At, I think, 14km it was doable as

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 6

Around three decades ago I visited Crete, and prior to setting out had done some reading. I don’t remember now where I first heard of Spinalonga, but determined to get there somehow. IIn those days, you had to visit in a

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 6

Around three decades ago I visited Crete, and prior to setting out had done some reading. I don’t remember now where I first heard of Spinalonga, but determined to get there somehow. IIn those days, you had to visit in a

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 2

I vividly recall taking this photograph on Crete around 30 years ago. The heat, the view, the scents of wild herbs…..and looking down into this valley, noticing the tiny chapel and seeing two priests step out and walk up the

I remember it as if it were yesterday….. / 2

I vividly recall taking this photograph on Crete around 30 years ago. The heat, the view, the scents of wild herbs…..and looking down into this valley, noticing the tiny chapel and seeing two priests step out and walk up the

Thursday’s Special : The Blue Hour

Today, Paula is asking for an image taken in the Blue Hour…I have very few, but here are a couple, seemingly all trees and clouds: ….and then I remembered the Pièce de la resistance, my very first Blue Hour image,

Thursday’s Special : The Blue Hour

Today, Paula is asking for an image taken in the Blue Hour…I have very few, but here are a couple, seemingly all trees and clouds: ….and then I remembered the Pièce de la resistance, my very first Blue Hour image,

Postcards from my past / 11

Continuing the trawl through the Greek Island archive, here goes for animals…for milk, for the cooking pot in time, and as beasts of burden….. A few of these images I haven’t really seen before, because they were a tad underexposed.

Postcards from my past / 11

Continuing the trawl through the Greek Island archive, here goes for animals…for milk, for the cooking pot in time, and as beasts of burden….. A few of these images I haven’t really seen before, because they were a tad underexposed.

Thursday’s Special: Portrait vs Landscape

Here are a couple of images I took when on Crete in the 1980s. My old Canon FT and slide film, probably Agfa. I took a landscape image of this old church to show the trees, then a portrait image

Thursday’s Special: Portrait vs Landscape

Here are a couple of images I took when on Crete in the 1980s. My old Canon FT and slide film, probably Agfa. I took a landscape image of this old church to show the trees, then a portrait image

Black & White Sunday – Traces of the Past

This one is a trace of my past, too, in the sense that I took this image 30 years ago when on Crete. I should imagine there is very little left now… Posted as pert of Paula’s Black & White

Black & White Sunday – Traces of the Past

This one is a trace of my past, too, in the sense that I took this image 30 years ago when on Crete. I should imagine there is very little left now… Posted as pert of Paula’s Black & White

Spinalonga (“Behind the pack” Part 2)

Last year, I intended to do a few posts on the theme of ‘Behind the Pack’. As I explained then “It has struck me, that whenever we joined a tour of a town, village or wherever when travelling (rare, we

Spinalonga (“Behind the pack” Part 2)

Last year, I intended to do a few posts on the theme of ‘Behind the Pack’. As I explained then “It has struck me, that whenever we joined a tour of a town, village or wherever when travelling (rare, we