Lesvos is the 3rd biggest island of Greece and located in the Aegean Sea very near to Turkey (approx. 16 km). We went to Lesvos on a 12-hour-ferry trip from Piraeus and arrived at the island's capital Mytilini on the eastern coast.
Lesvos is the 3rd biggest island of Greece and located in the Aegean Sea very near to Turkey (approx. 16 km). We went to Lesvos on a 12-hour-ferry trip from Piraeus and arrived at the island’s capital Mytilini on the eastern coast.
The bus to our final destination Skala Eressou, a beautiful town on the south-western coast goes only once a day so we spent some hours in the capital, mostly strolling around or sitting in one of the many chic bars because we were too tired to do anything useful (Sleeping on a ferry is not very easy. If you don’t want to pay the higher price for a cabin you should bring a pillow and a blanket and be prepared to sleep on the floor).
The bus trip to Skala Eressou was a great way to get motion-sick because the island consists of several mountains, it goes up and down and one curve follows another. Skala Eressou is a beautiful small town with a nice beach and lots of restaurants and bars on stakes along the beach. On the eastern part of the town there is a cute little port and on the way there you can see several sculptures.
If you want to spend a weekend near the sea but do not want to restrict yourself to the usual routine consisting of the hotel and the beach, I recommend taking a trip to Cesena and Cesenatico, two towns located on the Adriatic coast of central Italy. I did mine by combining sunbathing and cultural excursions.This was documented with my trusty Lomo LC-A. Have a look!
These photographs, recently digitized through the efforts of the Cushing Center at the Yale School of Medicine, come from the collection of patient photography of Harvey Cushing, M.D., the father of neurosurgery.
Originally from USA, biochemistry student Hayden Williams traveled halfway across the world to continue his studies in Hong Kong. Going to the Far East opened an opportunity for him to explore what he truly love the most: photography. His adventures in his current home, no matter how spontaneous, are captured in well-executed double exposure photographs. Meet our newcomer of the week, haydenwilliams.
Yes, we're still very much on Earth. Marvel at these breathtaking photographs taken with the LomoChrome Purple 35mm, culled from the most popular bunch in the community (also, find out how you can earn piggies and have your very own photographs be featured on the Online Shop)!