Photos of the day 2021

January

A footpath in my backyard
The sea at Maleme
The sea at Maleme
Orange groves
Morning dew
The gorge of Samaria
The Libyan Sea seen from the White Mountains
The summits of Gingilos and Volakias
The edge of Europe
Erodium cicutarium
Clematis cirrhosa
Sirocco sunset
The Oxalis is in full bloom
Theodorou island
View of Chania from Chryssi Akti
A dusting of snow
Home
Gerani beach
Clematis cirrhosa
Some fresh snow on the mountains
Some snow on the mountains
The Bay of Kissamos and the White Mountains
Falasarna
Romulea bulbocodium
Lepidium
Viola scorpiuroides
Tordylium apulum
A glimpse of the mountains
Paved track across the gorge of Aradena
Hora Sfakion
The Libyan Sea

February

Thymelaea hirsuta
The summits of Kastro and Fanari
Close-up of Euphorbia helioscopia
Morning dew
View of the White Mountains from Akrotiri
View from Polyrinia
Threshing circle in Polyrinia
Matthiola tricuspidata
View to the West from Agii Apostoli
Anemone coronaria
Budding Jerusalem sage
Budding Jerusalem sage
Troharis
In the White Mountains
Budding Cretan peonies
Cretan maples in winter
After the storm
Loutro
A small beach in the Bay of Kissamos
View of the White Mountains from Maleme beach
Medicago marina
Biscutella didyma
Ranunculus veronicae
Elafonisi
Elafonisi
Elafonisi
Sea daffodil and its shadow

March

View towards the East from Paleochora
Tulipa saxatilis
Gramvousa peninsula
Above the Bay of Agia Roumeli
Near Agios Ioannis
The two-legged olive tree
Threshing circle in Aradena
View of the White Mountains from Aptera
Silene vulgaris subsp. suffrutescens
Anemone hortensis subsp. heldreichii
Anchusa variegata
Rain clouds
On the hill of Profitis Ilias
On the hill of Profitis Ilias
On the hill of Profitis Ilias
On the hill of Profitis Ilias
The coastline east of Sougia
Matthiola tricuspidata
A fresh dusting of snow
Maleme beach
Silene colorata
Silene colorata
Anthemis rigida
Spring by the beach
Spring by the beach
Spring
Cymbalaria microcalyx ssp. microcalyx
Falasarna
Centaurea pumilio in Falasarna
Centaurea pumilio
Lissos gorge

April

In the hills above Sougia
In the hills above Sougia
Spiny broom
Snow on the mountains
Silene colorata
Maleme beach
Silene colorata
Spring in Apokorona
A mitato in Apokorona
Chapel of Agio Pnevma Fre
Geranium lucidum
A walk on the Gramvousa peninsula
A walk on the Gramvousa peninsula
The southern White Mountains
Aethionema saxatile creticum
Panorama of the northern White Mountains seen from Korda
Linum caespitosum
Tulips in Omalos
Tulips in Omalos
Maleme beach
Muscari comosum - Tassel hyacynth
Tragopogon sinuatus
Limonium sinuatum
View from the hills of Apokorona
On the way to Gingilos
Lamium amplexicaule
A field of Asphodeline lutea in Anopolis
The valley of Ammoutsera
Stellaria cupaniana
Spring in the mountains

May

Spring in the mountains
They're watching you
Gladiolus italicus
Gramvousa and Balos Bay
Ranunculus sprunerianus
Paeonia clusii
Anchusa cespitosa and carpenter bee
Arenaria saponarioides
Chania harbour
Platanias and Thodorou island
Cerastium brachypetalum subsp. roeseri
Pachnes West summit
Limonium frederici
Limonium frederici
Agria Gramvousa
Gramvousa
Viola fragrans
Anthemis rigida subsp. ammanthiformis
On the way to Gingilos
The Ammoutsera valley
On the way to the mountains
View of Chania from the hill of Kastellos
The Bay of Chania from the hill of Kastellos
Euphorbia acanthothamnos
Arenaria filicaulis subsp. graeca
Old terraces in the hills
Seasonal pond in Omalos
Beehives in Omalos
The village of Lakki
Chaerophyllum creticum and Muscari comosum
A mitato in Apokorona

June

Rosa canina
A last corner of spring in the mountains
Paleochora Bay
Cushion plants
The Bay of Chania
Mavri
Centaurea lancifolia
It's all about location
Gramvousa and Balos at sunset time
Gramvousa peninsula
Anthyllis vulneraria subsp. pindicola
Asyneuma pichleri
The hidden garden
Gramvousa sunset
Close-up of Scutellaria hirta
After the rain
Acantholimon androsaceum
Summer night
In the Ammoutsera valley
Linum tenuifolium
Centaurea lancifolia
Sedum dasyphyllum
Close-up of Sedum dasyphyllum
Escaping the heat
Clematis elisabethae-carolae
Bolanthus creutzburgii subsp. creutzburgii
An ancient cypress tree in the White Mountains
An ancient cypress tree in the White Mountains
A unique encounter

July

Dianthus fruticosus subsp. creticus
And now to cool off a little...
And now to cool off a little...
And now to cool off a little...
Pink in a world of rock
Balos night sky
Balos night sky
Above the gorge of Samaria
A cypress in the mountains
Flowering thyme in the mountains
Campanula jacquinii
Summer evening on Nea Chora beach
Summer evening in Nea Chora
Sunset time on Pachnes
Flowering thyme in the White Mountains
Every move you make, they'll be watching you
Campanula jacquinii
Mountain cliff
Centaurea lancifolia
Full moon rising above the Libyan Sea
Looking south from the summit of Pachnes
Clouds in summer
Meltemi weather
In the High Desert
View from the summit of Mesa Soros
Frangokastello beach

August

Pimpinella tragium subsp. depressa
Prunus prostrata cherries
Cephalaria squamiflora and Sorbus graeca in a cliff
Erica manipuliflora
The best time for an early swim
Sand dunes of Falasarna
Crete in the haze
Sunset time
On the summit of Svourichti
Goats in the mountains
Cephalaria squamiflora
Blue sheep
On the summit of Troharis
Ammoutsera valley
The bay of Agia Roumeli
Sea daffodils
Rock arch on the way to Gingilos
Staehelina petiolata
Heather
Ancient cypress tree
Cirsium morinifolium
Elafonisi
Elafonisi
View north from the summit of Gingilos
View from the summit of Askyfiotikos Soros
Lomelosia sphaciotica

September

Euphrasia salisburgensis
Panoramic view of the White Mountains from the summit of Kastro
A fortification wall in Polyrinia
Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Sunset at Agii Apostoli
Giant caper bush
From the summit of Pachnes
From the summit of Pachnes
On the summit of Pachnes
Sea daffodils
Chania harbour
Sea daffodils
Sea daffodils
Chania and Souda
Scilla autumnalis
Above the Bay of Agia Roumeli
Evening light near Agios Ioannis
Autumn flowers in Falasarna
Waves on Stalos beach
View of Chania from Venizelos Graves
Spyros Kagiales statue at Venizelos Graves
Sunset at Gerani beach

October

 

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