Lemnos is the eighth biggest island of Greece of 438 s.m. extend. Belongs to the north Aegean sea, the Thracian sea, between Agio Oros, Samothraki, Imbros and Lesvos. Lemnos and Agios Efstratios comprise the courthouse of Lemnos of Lesvos municipality.
Capital city and main port of Lemnos island is Myrina, that took the name of the king Thoantas wife. Till 1955 Myrina was named Kastro, a name that some local people use it till nowadays.
Lemnos is a volcanic island. There are no forests but there are many extensive, fruitful plains with vines and cereals. The beaches of the island are wonderful and Lemnos is ideal for calm vacation.
The basic occupations of the residents are cattle-raising, agriculture and fishing. Also tourism, commerce and nautical occupations develop also.
Lemnos produces many goods of excellent quality like: cereals, legumes, wine, figs, almonds and honey. In Lemnos island you can taste the great "Lemnos" wine, with special odor and taste. Dairy products like feta cheese, salamoura and varelaki.
The island has a lot of special fish. The rocky beaches around the island are ideal for underwater fishing.
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yquem46 (38752) 2013-12-10 12:05
Quite nice blend of the orange sky with the silver waters that surf to the shore
good use of the 2 silhouetted rocks at FG
best regards, have a nice evening
oss (425) 2013-12-10 13:16
after many fantastic B&W shots again a coloured one that once again pays homage to the beauty of your country. Masterful use of the curves of land and sea. Very sharp, frozen in time. The colour of the sky is amazing.
emka (104302) 2013-12-10 23:32
Nice view of the Lemnos island in the wonderful sunset light. What a quiet place! beautiful view of the long waves.
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- Copyright: Vasilis Protopapas (vasilpro) (41661)
- Genre: Places
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- Date Taken: 2013-08-16
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- Camera: Nikon D90, Nikon AF-S VR 18-105mm f/3.5 - 5.6G ED, Hoya 62mm Circular Polarizer
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- Date Submitted: 2013-12-10 11:54