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March 11, 2005

Monemvasia

Filed under: — lbobke @ 11:03 am

Monemvasia
The ruins of the abandoned upper town of Monemvasía are a mystical place, - especially if you get there very early in the morning - or shortly before sunset.
This is the silhouette of one of the walls.
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PS: Here’s a tip on how to take pictures of dramatic silhouettes.

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