After paragliding; beside Lake Trichonida near Agrinio, in western Greece on Mallory on Travel adventure travel, photography, travel IainMallory_Greece1079-93

Postcards from the Greek Skies

Paragliding above picturesque Lake Trichonida, near the town of Agrinio, western Greece as the sun began to set.  Taking to the skies, with a flimsy fabric ‘wing’ above and my personal pilot it became easy to understand why since the beginning of time humankind has dreamed of flying. In the modern era of commercialised passenger flights, most people have experienced flying …

Postcard from Greece; Favourite Destinations Photo Series

It seems that choosing a suitable image for this photography series is getting increasingly difficult with each destination. The choice of a picture to represent Greece has been the toughest so far. Eventually this image from Mount Athos seemed most appropriate, the religious peninsula which is home to hundreds of Byzantine monks and a place where women aren’t even allowed …