Photos of the day 2019

January

The White Mountains seen from Polyrinia
Spring in Polyrinia
View towards the South-East from Polyrinia
Stormy weather in Chania
Stormy weather in Chania
Apokorona winter
Grias Soros and Agio Pnevma
Grias Soros
Off to a morning swim in Chryssi Akti
Evening in Chryssi Akti
Evening in Chryssi Akti
The White Mountains
Oxalis pes-caprae portrait
Erodium moschatum portrait
Dark clouds above Chania
Petra Seli rainbow
Snowy fields in Omalos
The road to Samaria
The plateau of Omalos
The White Mountains seen from the lowlands

February

Hora Sfakion
A sunny winter day in Chania harbour
A sunny winter day in Chania harbour
Dark clouds above the gorge of Imbros
Bearded vulture and raven
Bearded vulture - Laemmergeier
Euphorbia helioscopa
Gerani beach
View from Polyrinia
Agii Apostoli beach
The White Mountains from Agii Apostoli
Anemone hortensis subsp. heldreichii
Viola scorpiuroides
Stormy sea by Gerani beach
Gerani beach
Gerani beach
Palm trees and mountains
The plateau of Omalos in winter
The plateau of Omalos in winter
Sunrise light on the White Mountains
Early morning in Aptera
Early morning in Aptera
Anemone coronaria
Chania from Chryssi Akti
Descending the summit of Psilafi

March

Snow patterns on the summit of Psilafi
Psiloritis
A walk on the 'road' to Ammoutsera
Cypresses in snow
Cypresses in snow
Cypresses in snow
Cretan spring
The church and cemetery of Ravdouxa
Psilafi
Mountains of Omalos
On the slopes of Psilafi
Early morning in Chania harbour
The White Mountains seen from Gramvousa
The Bay of Kissamos seen from Gramvousa
Tulipa saxatilis
Carob trees in Gramvousa
Anchusa variegata
The summits of Spathi and Ornio
Bee on giant fennel
Griffon vultures
Griffon vultures
Ranunculus creticus
Echium plantagineum and bee
Echium plantagineum
Windy day in Chania
Orange blossoms
View of the White Mountains from Anopolis
Spring in Anopolis
The White Mountains above Anopolis
Flower portrait: Tragopogon sinuatus
Flower portrait: Tragopogon sinuatus

April

Flower portrait: Galactites tomentosa
Flower portrait: Asphodelus ramosus
Flower portrait: Borago officinalis
Tordylium apulum seed heads
Euphorbia dendroides
Rocks on Paleochora beach
Paleochora beach
Balos beach
Balos Bay
White Mountains in April
The summits of Volakias and Gingilos
White Mountains in April
Tulipa saxatilis in Omalos
Tulipa saxatilis close-up
Tulipa saxatilis close-up
Aethionema saxatile
The High Madares
The High Madares
Sahara dust on snow
Spring on the mountainside
A field of Asphodeline lutea in Anopolis
Three goats in Aradena
Descending into the gorge of Aradena
Griffon vulture
Griffon vultures
Asphodeline lutea in Anopolis
Tulips in Omalos

May

Springtime in Omalos
On the way to Psilafi
Cafés at Chania harbour
Springtime on Akrotiri
Springtime in Lissos
Ascending to the summit of Doxi in the White Mountains
On the summit of Kakovoli
Keritis bridge
Agia Triada monastery
Verbascum arcturus
The White Mountains in May
Flowering olive tree
On the summit of Gingilos
The bay of Kissamos from Polyrinia
View from Polyrinia
The bay of Kissamos from Polyrinia
On the road to Pachnes
On the road to Pachnes
The White Mountains in May
On the path to Gingilos
Gavdos island
Paeonia clusii

June

Paeonia clusii close-up
Mountain ridges
Panorama of the Vikos gorge
Vikos gorge
Noutsos stone bridge, Zagoria
The Platanias river
Sheep on snow
Flowers of the White Mountains: Astragalus angustifolius
Young malotira
Anchusa cespitosa
Falasarna beach
The sea at Falasarna
The road to Pachnes is open
Vanessa cardui (Painted lady)
Ammoutsera valley
Anchusa cespitosa
Hiding in rock crevices
Iberis sempervirens

July

View to the East from the summit of Svourichti
Acantholimon androsaceum
Gerani beach
Gerani beach
Hypericum aciferum
View into the gorge of Samaria from Vathia Seli
Spring in the White Mountains
Dianthus juniperinus subsp. juniperinus
Euphorbia rechingeri
Euphorbia rechingeri
Pink Anchusa cesptitosa
Last snow in the mountains
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Cirsium morinifolium
Flowering Berberis
Silene variegata
Clematis elisabethae-carolae
Paronychia macrosepala
Early morning in Chania harbour
Early morning in Chania harbour
Still some snow in the mountains
Chania harbour panorama
Snow field in summer
Survivor
Thyme flowering in the mountains
Thyme flowering in the mountains
Nepeta sphaciotica
Minuartia attica

August

Campanula jacquinii
Campanula jacquinii
High above the Libyan Sea
Agia Roumeli bay and harbour
Cypress
Bupleurum kakiskalae
Agia Marina at dusk
Stavros beach sunset
View from the summit of Malotira
Chryssi Akti
Mountain flowers
Sheep grazing below the summit of Mavri
Mountain ridges

 

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