Tag Archives: dodecanese

  1. Astypalaian Backstreets

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    Tuesday 09 February, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    If there’s one thing I love, it’s exploring backstreets of the places we visit. These are a few of the …
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  2. Weekly Photo Challenge: Alphabet (I)

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    Friday 15 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a signpost to the castle on the Greek island of Astypalea. …
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  3. Ready for action!

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    Thursday 14 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle (I)

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    Friday 01 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows the suckers of an octopus; perfect circles no less. …
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  5. Macro Monday: Greek Island Thistle

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    Monday 07 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s Macro Monday image is part of a thistle, growing on a mountainside in one of the Greek islands. …
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  6. Weekly Photo Challenge: Victory (II)

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    Monday 16 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I’ve not felt very in tune with the theme ‘victory’ with all that is going on; it seems somewhat inappropriate. So, today …
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  7. Weekly Photo Challenge: Extraordinary (II)

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    Saturday 17 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is one I’ve posted before, but love it, so why not share …
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  8. Weekly Photo Challenge: Happy Place (II)

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    Sunday 11 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge shows four images of secluded coves in the Greek Dodecanese …
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  9. Stavros the dog!

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    Wednesday 30 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Even though I was brought up with dogs, and decades later still have a farm pooch, I’m not one to …
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  10. Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid (IV)

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    Monday 21 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the wooden latticework or grid of a …
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  11. Weekly Photo Challenge: Grid (I)

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    Friday 18 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the tiny Greek island of Telendos, as taken from Kalymnos. As for …
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  12. The church at dawn

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    Thursday 17 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This small orthodox church sat atop a hilltop on a Greek island in the Dodecanese was dark and mysterious as …
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  13. View from Leros island

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    Tuesday 15 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  14. The town church

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    Thursday 27 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  15. Bell Tower

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    Saturday 22 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    The bell tower next to the cathedral in Pothia, Kalymnos A fine structure that is a dream to photograph Would …
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  16. The Bakery

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    Tuesday 18 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Just love this elegant little backstreet bakery 🙂 Pothia, Kalymnos, Dodecanese, Greece . .

  17. Cathedral Square

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    Thursday 13 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is the cathedral in Pothia, Kalymnos With its beautiful mosaic courtyard .

  18. Weekly Photo Challenge: Door (III)

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    Sunday 05 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the door of a rather special little car we came across …
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  19. Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken (III)

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    Sunday 24 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is all about the almost broken economy of Greece. Things are now at a crossroads, …
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  20. Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken (I)

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    Friday 22 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a WWII Greek army jeep. No more words are necessary.   . …
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  21. Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion (IV)

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    Monday 27 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is our kiddo swimming on the Greek island …
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  22. Weekly Photo Challenge: Early Bird (II)

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    Saturday 18 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken from the back of a boat at dawn …
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  23. Greek Goats

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    Sunday 12 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    We are so used to seeing goats all over the place. Our neighbouring farms keep them, we hear them every …
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  24. Flower Friday ~ Kos Agora

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    Friday 13 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    . Taken in the Agora on the Greek island of Kos. This post is about the colour of the bougainvillea …
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  25. Odd find on a Greek island!

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    Wednesday 04 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    How’s this for an odd find? Look at the photo below; anything seem out of place? . . Look again, …
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  26. Macro Monday: ‘Candle’

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    Monday 23 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Here is my posting for Macro Monday . It’s actually a fragranced candle on our table during a meal on …
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  27. Macro Monday: ‘Suckers’

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    Monday 16 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Here is my posting for Macro Monday Just love the suckers of an octopus close up, extraordinary things in my …
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  28. Greek Island Cats

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    Wednesday 04 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I’m a doggie person I guess on the whole, having grown up with various woofers in the house since I …
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  29. Tiny Church of Telendos

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    Saturday 31 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    One of our favourite haunts is the Greek island of Kalymnos, part of the Dodecanese chain in the Aegean Sea, …
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  30. Wordless Wednesday ~ Chimney top !

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    Wednesday 21 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

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  31. Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity (II)

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    Saturday 17 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge encapsulates three of my favourite ingredients for a scene of …
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  32. Flower Friday – Floral Astypalaia

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    Friday 12 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Back on the Greek island of Astypalaia, part of the Dodecanese in the Eastern Mediterranean, this summer I managed to …
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  33. Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone But Not Forgotten (II)

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    Saturday 06 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken this past summer, as we left a local …
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  34. Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist (I)

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    Friday 07 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a huge iron mooring cleat that was used to secure a …
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  35. Flower Friday – Morning Glory

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    Friday 07 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This was the view as I looked up from my book this past summer, whilst lazing on the balcony of …
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  36. Macro Monday: Pure white

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    Monday 03 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. On a Greek island stuffed full of houses all painted brilliant white, it was a …
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  37. Flower Friday – Greek Spike

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    Friday 31 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Here’s a spikey wee thing I spotted in the grounds of the castle on the Greek island of Kos – …
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  38. Macro Monday: Foreground & Background

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    Monday 27 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. In this shot, I tried to capture the essence of this beautiful white flower, and …
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  39. Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction (IV)

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    Monday 20 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken at the harbour on …
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  40. Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction (III)

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    Sunday 19 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken underground in the tunnels of the war museum …
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  41. Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette (III)

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    Sunday 17 August, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is actually Auntie Spike, relaxing on a neighbouring Greek island last summer. …
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  42. Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer Lovin’ (III)

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    Sunday 27 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge was taken from the back of the high speed catamaran …
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  43. Weekly Photo Challenge: Split-Second Story (II)

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    Saturday 31 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from last summer, when we were quietly sat on the beach …
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  44. Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist (II)

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    Saturday 24 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from one of the Dodecanese islands of Greece by the name of …
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  45. Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art (III)

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    Sunday 18 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a fab looking little car we spotted on the Greek island …
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  46. Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters (I)

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    Friday 25 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a sign pointing the way to the castle on the Greek …
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  47. Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life (II)

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    Saturday 29 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from Leros, one of the Dodecanese Islands of our …
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  48. Battle of Leros

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    Sunday 02 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    . Last summer Clan Spike headed across the short stretch of water that separates our country of Turkey, with that …
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  49. Greek Islands & White Paint

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    Sunday 15 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    There are some views from this planet that really don’t warrant any form of introduction or explanatory note. You know, …
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  50. Weekly Photo Challenge: Community (I)

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    Saturday 14 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s first entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is from our neighbouring Greek Islands… On 15th August each …
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