Wednesday, 25 January 2017
GREEK ISLAND WINTER
A photo review of Poros under dark and cloudy skies
An empty waterfront and we can park on the wharf without getting a ticket
Cafeterias wrapped in plastic sheeting and with gas fires. Notice though that there are always a few chairs and tables on the road side for those days when it is possible to catch a few rays of sun
The fishing caiques are tied up and the piles of nets covered in canvas
A sea of yacht masts
The yachts have been taken out of the water and await their keel cleaning
A water logged soccer field
The bougainvillea has turned brown and shed all its bright flowers and green leaves. Soon it will be time for a severe pruning, a dangerous job as the thorns of the plant are long and sharp.
All dressed up for a short scooter ride to work and school. Notice the sun glasses. When the sun is out the glare is still intense even in the middle of winter
Cutting back the olive trees. These trees have been pruned by an expert. They have been left to spread out but the height has been lowered so the olives are easily picked. Soon the fires will start as those branches are piled up into bonfires.
Vaso's citrus trees are loaded with fruit