Lesvos a beautiful island and a great place to visit!
10 of the best photos of the island of Lesvos are published in this article.
Beautiful Lesvos. Flamingos in the Bay of Kaloni, natural hotsprings and the Petrified Forest. These are just a few of the beauties of this island. The residents are very hospitable. And Lesvos is the island where Sappho the famous poet was born. Other artists are: Arion, Terpandos, Theophrastus, Pittakos Mitilineos, Theophilos, Il. Venezis, Str. Myrivilis, Arg. Eftaliotis, G. Iakovidis and artist Str. Elefteriadis were born here. Moreover, the Nobel prize-winning poet Odysseas Elytis was Lesvos descent.
At spring time the island turns into a colorful sea of flowers. With the scent of coniferous and deciduous trees is it a true oasis.
Lesvos is a large island it has an area of 1,630sq. Km and a coastline of 370 km. Only Crete and Evia are larger. The food is delightful, olives and ouzo will never be lacking on the dinner table.
Mytilene is the capital of Lesvos and it is one of the most ancient Greek cities.
For bird and flora lovers this island is a ' must see'. With the fine dining and socializing Lesbos is a jewel in the Aegean Sea.
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About Lesvos Photo and Photography blog
Anjo visited Lesvos for the first time in 1989 . After that almost every year. The main income of this Island are olives and tourism.
Anjo started this blog in 2015 to share the beauty of this magical place.
At this moment more than 2500 refugees a day reach the Island. Those people need help. The Greek residents are very hospitable and help as much as they can.
From 5-26 october 2015 Anjo will travel to Lesvos. She will post daily photos and stories about the situation on this blog.
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Graduated as a garden designer, professional florist and photographer. Specialised in travel and nature photography.
"The most important thing is to see to meet and to share”