Just another afternoon in the Greek Islands

A few years ago, my life was a bit different. Actually, I guess that goes without saying. All of our lives were! In the early 90’s, my seasonal company always rewarded me with the opportunity to relax in the summer. I embraced this time for 4 or 5 straight years running. Come about March…like clockwork..the travel magazines would come out and my European plan would start to fall into place. For me, there was nowhere else in the world I wanted to be in the summer but somewhere in Europe.

As you travel through Europe, from Scandinavia through Central Europe and eventually to the Mediterranean countries, the Greek Islands are always a perfect way to end the trip…..a vacation from your vacation if you would.

Upon arrival to just about any island from the convenient ferries I took, the first stop always seemed to be a quick stop to negotiate a daily rate for a moped. Zipping endlessly across the landscape of the Greek Islands on my “Shreed Ped” as I fondly referred to them as always found numerous opportunities to photograph the locals, discover quiet little villages, and let your imagination wander about what life was like hundreds of years ago in these little islands. For some reason, I think little has changed. I hope to make it back someday to see 🙂

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  • ~~Shutterfly~~ - May 28, 2009 - 3:03 am


    Nice capture! Have a good evening!!ReplyCancel

  • ~~Shutterfly~~ - May 28, 2009 - 3:03 am

    Hi, I’m an admin for a group called Kerri’s Faves, and we’d love to have this added to the group!ReplyCancel

  • *~Tammy~* - May 28, 2009 - 11:32 am

    Fabulous shot~ Have a lovely day. :0)ReplyCancel

  • marykpics (online,catching up) - May 28, 2009 - 11:52 am

    Nice slice of life shot Mike.ReplyCancel

  • Fraggle Red - May 28, 2009 - 12:27 pm

    Great shot, Mike. You captured the essence of "Greek life" very well. The scene reminds me of my vacations to the Greek Islands. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful Thursday.

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  • sgluskoter - May 28, 2009 - 1:30 pm

    great shot mike.
    Love the dog!!!
    very cool lighting. Well done.ReplyCancel

  • mofmann - May 28, 2009 - 7:54 pm

    Great capture…ReplyCancel

  • tmphillips - May 29, 2009 - 4:02 am

    very nice portraitReplyCancel

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