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 …

Postcard from idyllic Kaiafas Lake, Greece

A short drive from Olympia in Ilia. South-West Greece lies lovely Kaiafas Lake, a picturesque mountainous region with thermal springs and pine forests. There is a natural spa with a hot spring fed pool for relaxing in and enjoying the reputed healing properties of natural hydrotherapy. The locals apparently make regular use of it and have long benefitted from the …

Postcard from The Acropolis, Athens

Sunrise in Athens and although the Aegean is hidden from sight in this image the view of the Acropolis and the Parthenon on top provide an impressive enough vista for breakfast. The Athenian Acropolis also known as the Citadel of Athens is surely the best known in the world and known simply as ‘The Acropolis’. The Parthenon is the Temple …

Grand Meteora viewpoint in Thessaly, Greece on Mallory on Travel adventure, photography Iain_Mallory_044899

Meteora, Greece – Mystical monastic city in the clouds

Meteora has held a special place in my imagination for as long as I can remember, having seen pictures of it in a now defunct travel magazine. It was whilst sitting in a dentist’s waiting room as a child, the article pictures blew my young mind, capturing my imagination, taking my thoughts off the current situation and leaving a burning …