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Nicholas Desypris's Snapshots

  1. The port of Gritsa

    Snapshot Title: The port of Gritsa
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The seafront location of the Litochoron village



  2. The Litochoron village

    Snapshot Title: The Litochoron village
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The main vilalge in the area and the 'official' entrance to mountain Olympus (maybe a subject of another panrorama?)



  3. Ancient Livithra - the ciity of Orpheus

    Snapshot Title: Ancient Livithra - the ciity of Orpheus
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    An Homeric city (dating back to prehistory), attributed to Orpheus, recently excavated. Not too much for sightseeing on the hill with the exception of the breathtaking scenery of aged plane trees. D...



  4. (Old) Leptokarya - The lost village

    Snapshot Title: (Old) Leptokarya - The lost village
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The village was the first to be transferred to the seaside due to landslides Today very few ruins, remind the location of life in the past, including half the remaining church of Agios Nikolaos



  5. Leptokarya

    Snapshot Title: Leptokarya
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    One of the most developed villages in the area. Every summer it is flooded by tourist from Skopia (just 100 km straight distance) and other neighboring countries.
    Leptokarya presents a steadily incr...



  6. Skotina

    Snapshot Title: Skotina
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The village of Skotina was never moved to the seafront. It is a typical village of the area. It is worth climbing up the village and follow the path to the river/springs that provide water to the vil...



  7. Skotina seafront

    Snapshot Title: Skotina seafront
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Best known as the location of one of the first official camping sites in Greece controlled by the National Tourist Organisation (NTO). it was the place where the fishermen of the nearby village of Sko...



  8. New motorway tunnels exit (under construction)

    Snapshot Title: New motorway tunnels exit (under construction)
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    New motorway tunnels exit (under construction). Delayed due to the economic crisis, but works currenlty resumed (2013)



  9. (Old) Saint Panteleimon and the main old village square

    Snapshot Title: (Old) Saint Panteleimon and the main old village square
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The most picturesque village in the area and probably the sole faithful reconstruction of how the life was at the turn of the centrury (1900). Definitely one should devote a short visit. Isolated fro...



  10. New Panteleimon

    Snapshot Title: New Panteleimon
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Transferred recently (1950-1960) from the location of (old) Saint Panteleimon (located higher up the mountain), it is situated exactly opposite the castle of Platamon the 'highway' connecting Athens w...



  11. The castle of Platamon

    Snapshot Title: The castle of Platamon
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Build (according to legend) on the ancient city of Herakleia, the last time was used during the German occupation of Greece (1945).
    The middle tower is impressive and controls the only passage in t...



  12. The Pltamon village and hardbour

    Snapshot Title: The Pltamon village and hardbour
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    One of the view ports in the area. The Platamon village is famous for itrs taverns and it was the first train station in the area with teh establishment of the railway in the recent history oif Greec...



  13. Neoi Poroi: teh new seaside village

    Snapshot Title: Neoi Poroi: teh new seaside village
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Another village at the delta of Pinios River with the sandy seafront. The old village of Poroi is located at the foothills of the mountain above Neoi Poroi and cannot be seen here.



  14. Nea Messangala

    Snapshot Title: Nea Messangala
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Macedonia, Greece, View from Lower Olympos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Village by the Delta of Pinios River.



  15. Caves on the rocks

    Snapshot Title: Caves on the rocks
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Meteora, Kalambaka, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Some of them were used in the past by Orthodox monks (since 15 cent.)



  16. Main village church

    Snapshot Title: Main village church
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Meteora, Kalambaka, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The amin square of Kastraki (small castle) village



  17. Small church with bell

    Snapshot Title: Small church with bell
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Meteora, Kalambaka, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    At the edge of the Kastraki village on the way to the monstaries.



  18. Votive offerings from the pilgrims

    Snapshot Title: Votive offerings from the pilgrims
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Meteora, Kalambaka, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Scarves offered to the saints. People have to climb up the place to lay them in the caves



  19. Monastery

    Snapshot Title: Monastery
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Meteora, Kalambaka, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    One of the seven monasteries on the top of the rocks



  20. speed boat

    Snapshot Title: speed boat
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Askeli, Poros Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    speedboat



  21. Girl enjoingin the view

    Snapshot Title: Girl enjoingin the view
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: View of Athens from Philipappos hill
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Girl enjoying the view form the outdoor restaurant of the New Acropolis Museum



  22. The New Acropolis Museum

    Snapshot Title: The New Acropolis Museum
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: View of Athens from Philipappos hill
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The New Acropolis Museum



  23. The Greek Parliament

    Snapshot Title: The Greek Parliament
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: athens by night
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The building of the Greek parliament



  24. Acropolis hill

    Snapshot Title: Acropolis hill
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: athens by night
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    By night!



  25. The New Acropolis Museum

    Snapshot Title: The New Acropolis Museum
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: View of Athens city towards the water front of Saronikos Gulf
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The Acropolis Musesum is considered one of the best Museums in Greece.



  26. Temple of Zeus

    Snapshot Title: Temple of Zeus
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: View of Athens city towards the water front of Saronikos Gulf
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Athens City Center



  27. The Acropolis Hill with Plaka below

    Snapshot Title: The Acropolis Hill with Plaka below
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: View of Athens city towards the water front of Saronikos Gulf
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    The hill selected by the ancient Greeks as a place to build Parthenon. At the foothil we can see of Plaka (old Athens, today part of the historical city center and probably the best and safest place i...



  28. The temple of Hefaistos

    Snapshot Title: The temple of Hefaistos
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: View of Athens city towards the water front of Saronikos Gulf
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Located near Monastiraki tube station



  29. The Greek Parliament

    Snapshot Title: The Greek Parliament
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: View of Athens city towards the water front of Saronikos Gulf
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    It is located at the Syntagma Square



  30. The Panathinaikon Stadium of Greece

    Snapshot Title: The Panathinaikon Stadium of Greece
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: View of Athens city towards the water front of Saronikos Gulf
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    This is the location of the 1st Olympic games of the modern era



  31. Old fortress

    Snapshot Title: Old fortress
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Askeli Bay, Poros, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Small island at the entry of the harbour with the ruins of an alod fortress



  32. Progymnastirio

    Snapshot Title: Progymnastirio
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Askeli Bay, Poros, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Naval Building



  33. A kid running

    Snapshot Title: A kid running
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Askeli Bay, Poros, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    A child climbing the rocks in a path



  34. speedboat

    Snapshot Title: speedboat
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Askeli Bay, Poros, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    Speedboat in the harbour



  35. name on the speed boat

    Snapshot Title: name on the speed boat
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Askeli Bay, Poros, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    speed boat detail



  36. speedboats

    Snapshot Title: speedboats
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Askeli Bay, Poros, Greece
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    view of two speedboats



  37. A hut and a boat

    Snapshot Title: A hut and a boat
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Kolympithra bay, Island of Tinos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    a hut and a boat



  38. A girl swimming

    Snapshot Title: A girl swimming
    Taken by: Nicholas Desypris

    Image: Kolympithra bay, Island of Tinos
    Image Owner: Nicholas Desypris



    Description:

    a girl swimming