Return to main page
This printed information is © www.west-crete.com 1999 - 2007 - The West Crete information site -

Cypress tree (cupressus sempervirens)  - 6th December 2006

tag

 

Cypress (cupressus sempervirens)

 
Cypress tree (cupressus sempervirens)

 

On the road leading down from the mountains to Anopolis, Sfakia region

 

On the road down from the mountains

 

Most of the cypresses growing near the tree line (generally somewhere around 1700m on the south slopes of the White Mountains) are ancient gnarled beings hanging precariously to the slopes or, sometimes, creeping on them like wounded animals.

I pass them often and have admired and photographed them for a long time but still, time and again, a new one catches my attention and I need to stop and take one more photo.

The picture at the bottom with my (not small) car is to give an idea of the size of them. They may look like bonsai but they are no pot plants!
.

 

Support this site when you shop with Amazon
Visit my other gallery where you can purchase prints of some of my photos

Archived:

31-12-06| 30-12-06 | 29-12-06 | 28-12-06 | 27-12-06 | 26-12-06 | 25-12-06 | 23-12-06 | 22-12-06 | 21-12-06 | 20-12-06 | 19-12-06 | 18-12-06 | 16-12-06 | 14-12-06 | 13-12-06 | 12-12-06 | 11-12-06 | 10-12-06 | 8-12-06 | 6-12-06 | 5-12-06 | 4-12-06 | 3-12-06 | 2-10-06 | 30-9-06 | 28-9-06 | 27-9-06 | 18-9-06 | 16-9-06 | 14-9-06 | 12-9-06 | 9-9-06 | 7-9-06 | 6-9-06 | 4-9-06 | 2-9-06 | 31-8-06 | 29-8-06 | 27-8-06 | 26-8-06 | 24-8-06 | 23-8-06 | 22-8-06 | 21-8-06 | 19-8-06 | 22-7-06 | 21-7-06 | 19-7-06 | 17-7-06 | 14-7-06 | 13-7-06 | 10-7-06 | 9-7-06 | 7-7-06 | 5-7-06 | 3-7-06 | 1-7-06 | 29-6-06 | 28-6-06 | 27-6-06 | 26-6-06 | 25-6-06 | 24-6-06 | 23-6-06 | 22-6-06 | 21-6-06 | 20-6-06 | 18-6-06 | 17-6-06 | 15-6-06 | 14-6-06 | 12-6-06 | 11-6-06 | 10-6-06 | 8-6-06 | 7-6-06 | 5-6-06 | 4-6-06 | 3-6-06 | 1-6-06 | 31-5-06 | 30-5-06 | 29-5-06 | 23-5-06 | 22-5-06 | 21-5-06 | 20-5-06 | 17-5-06 | 16-5-06 | 2-5-06 | 1-5-06 | 30-4-06 | 29-4-06 | 28-4-06 | 26-4-06 | 25-4-06 | 23-4-06 | 22-4-06 | 20-4-06 | 19-4-06 | 18-4-06 | 16-4-06 |14-4-06 | 13-4-06 | 12-4-06 | 11-4-06 | 10-4-06 | 7-4-06 | 5-4-06 | 3-4-06 | 1-4-06 | 31-3-06 | 29-3-06 | 28-3-06 | 27-3-06 | 26-3-06 | 25-3-06 | 24-3-06 | 23-3-06 | 22-3-06 | 21-3-06 | 20-3-06 | 18-3-06 | 17-3-06 | 16-3-06 | 14-3-06 | 13-3-06 | 12-3-06 | 11-3-06 | 10-3-06 | 9-3-06 | 8-3-06 | 7-3-06 | 4-3-06 | 3-3-06 | 2-3-06 | 28-2-06 | 26-2-06 | 24-2-06 | 23-2-06 | 22-2-06 | 21-2-06 | 20-2-06 | 19-2-06 | 17-2-06 |16-2-06 | 15-2-06 | 14-2-06 | 13-2-06 |

Photos of the day archive 2017

Photos of the day archive 2016

Photos of the day archive 2015

Photos of the day archive 2014

Photos of the day archive 2013

Photos of the day archive 2012

Photos of the day archive 2011

Photos of the day archive 2010

Photos of the day archive 2009

Photos of the day archive 2008

Photos of the day archive 2007

Photos of the day archive 2006