Island of Virgin Mary 2

Island of Virgin Mary 2

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alexander stefanatos


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Island of Virgin Mary 2

Greece Aegean Sea Cyclades island of Tenos
Tenos is a tiny Cycladean island with more churches than trees...It is called the island of Virgin Mary with an imposing church dedicated to her that also houses her Holy Icon.
In the photo a shot of the island's typical landscape with one of the many monasteries (not the one housing the Holy Icon).
See how the poor locals try to profit from every bit of fertile land creating those small farms on the rocky slopes.

Comments 6

  • rocco di ciommo 05/07/2014 23:18

    fantastico questo terreno a terrazze,
    ciao
  • Lauro Benvinda 26/06/2014 22:24

    Wonderful once again...
  • Haeuserer Helmut 26/06/2014 13:20

    top.... lg. helmut
  • Harold Thompson 26/06/2014 8:48

    well composed with the monastery makes you wonder how the locals made enough to survive
    :-)) Harold
  • Sue Thompson 26/06/2014 8:20

    An excellent picture that tells us how the local people literally scratch a living from this rocky place. A testament to their tenacity and hard work in order that they can live.

    :))
  • SINA 26/06/2014 6:52

    Von großer Schönheit Alexander
    auf der harten riesen Steinwüste
    diese anrührende Ansammlung von weißen Häusern und der Kirche
    auf dem erhabenen Platz ganz Oben
    ein exzellentes Foto
    herzliche Grüße
    von Sina

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Camera E3100
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Aperture 4.9
Exposure time 1/482
Focus length 17.4 mm
ISO 100

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