A helicopter ride through the White Mountains

A helicopter ride from Omalos to Loutro with a stopover at the Kallergi mountain hut. It was photographed in June 2011.
It's a pretty quick ride: the flight from Kallergi to Loutro only lasted 23 minutes. It would take you two days on foot.

 

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  • Taking off from Omalos
  • Taking off from Omalos
  • Above Xyloskala - Entrance of the gorge of Samaria
  • Kallergi mountain hut
  • Kallergi mountain hut
  • Above the gorge of Samaria
  • Kallergi mountain hut
  • Flying across the gorge of Samaria straight towards the summit of Pachnes
  • Above the valley of Potamos (heading straight towards Pachnes)
  • Above the valley of Potamos (with Petradhe in the left corner)
  • Heading towards Pachnes
  • Summit of Svourichti (with a light snow cover)
  • Banking left above Pachnes
  • Above Pachnes
  • Heading towards Troxaris
  • Passing near the North slope of Troxaris
  • Passing near the North slope of Troxaris (summits of Kakovoli, Kastro and Fanari in the background)
  • Passing near the North slope of Troxaris (note the road that leads towards Roussies in the image)
  • Passing near the North slope of Troxaris (note the road that leads towards Roussies in the image)
  • Heading South towards Anopolis
  • Above the gorge of Aradena
  • Loutro peninsula
  • The bay of Finikas
  • Loutro
 
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