A trip to the Island of Syros last week.
Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the greek Island of Syros in the Cyclades. From a five day stay I managed to get around three days of good weather so managed to get quite a lot of Photographs, in all around 220. See below for a small selection. I particularly enjoyed getting the Seascape images from the Rocks around the shores of the port as well as climbing the many steps to get above town to shoot the the town below and the incredible panoramic views of the neighbouring islands of Tinos, Delos, Mykonos, Paros, Andros and Naxos. Ermoupoli is the capital of the island. It has always been a significant port town, and during the 19th century it was even more significant than Piraeus. Ermoupoli stands on a naturally amphitheatrical site, with neo-classical buildings, old mansions and white houses cascading down to the harbour. The City Hall, where Miaoulis Square lies ringed with cafes and with seating areas under palm trees. The “City of Hermes” has numerous churches including the Cathedral of Agios Nikolaos. The quarter of the town known as Vaporia is where the sea captains lived. Along its narrow streets, stand numerous neo-classical mansions. Syros is a very interesting island that has a lot to offer any visitors as well as photographer types!