At the side of a fish restaurant on the beach of Pandeli, the main fishing harbour of Leros.
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holmertz (53434) 2014-04-13 10:01
Octopus hanging like this look very dead and more exotic than really appetizing, but I still regard them as among the great delicacies of the Mediterranean area, unfortunately quite expensive in Greece, strangely much cheaper in Croatia and Montenegro. I wonder why. Along with the white and blue surroundings the hanging octopuses create an almost iconic Greek view reminding me, and surely many others, of warm, dark evenings in late summer.
ChrisJ (114585) 2014-04-13 10:39
Now all I need is Fix Hellas beer and some calamari to accompany this perfect setting for dining and relaxing. A nice daily life scene with good sharpness and color saturation. The triangular spur at left with the whitewashed stone village makes a fine backdrop. Tfs!
lousat (91950) 2014-04-13 11:54
Ciao Ourania,bellissimo il dettagli sui polipi stesi ad asciugare,grande foto,molto ricca ed interessante dal porto dei pescatori,mi viene fame..ehhee....buona serata! Luciano
mjw364 (1222) 2014-04-13 12:04
Drying octopus like this are seen everywhere in Greece. It is a daily life scene that transports you mentally into a different culture as well as place. I can well imagine myself sitting in the restauarant eating these octopus once cooked.
photographer_sg (4414) 2014-04-13 12:12
i have never tasted octopus though certain sea food restaurants in India do have them in the menu. Now I know from Gert's note that it is a delicacy in the western world so maybe I'll give it a try someday :-).
Your picture is a fine relaxed shot of the restaurant with perfect clarity and interesting details. The diagonal hill with the houses below make a lovely backdrop.
Thanks for sharing and have a great new week ahead.
ikeharel (72131) 2014-04-14 4:09
Those hanged fish to dry, are in contrast of the beach view we see, and maybe do not smell in contrast... My humor only.
Combined nicely the slop "falling" to sea, the houses along the share, and the closer elements in view, notable mostly is the flag.
Fine composition, lovely colors and light collected.
jhm (153674) 2014-04-14 4:36
I've never octopus fish eat, maybe very well, but my unknown.
This is for my really something specially, but your picture is very nice with depth and perspective.
Also the foreground with the old fountain well, his wonderful taken.
Excellent composition, good presentation too.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nic eday,
Sergiom (80646) 2014-04-14 5:12
J'ai justement mangé une salade de pieuvre en fin de semaine et elle était très bonne. Assez drôle de les voir sécher comme du linge au soleil sous celle lumière magique.
dkmurphys (59155) 2014-04-14 10:10
Well, I see a great lunch there with some octopus and a glass of wine :P Delicious image, well taken.
cornejo (42907) 2014-04-14 11:09
Hi Ourania, very good photograph of this beautiful and interesting view of the harbor and the bay, with tasty octopus drying in the sun in the foreground, beautifully captured in this interesting image, with good sharpness, nice color and light. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Best wishes from southern Spain.
RhodieIke (11744) 2014-04-14 14:11
Great photo of this classic scene in Leros.
So much to view and admire.
Well managed, splendid colours.
fabbs99 (17167) 2014-04-14 23:46
Excellent presentation of the fish restaurant.Very well captured.Keep sharing.TFS.
Cricri (120119) 2014-04-15 8:47
Un coin sympat de ce restaurant près de la mer, j'aime le calmars mais cuit dans mon assiette :-), là il ne me donne pas trop envie, bien que je sais que c'est typique....
Belle lumière et présentation
Silvio1953 (144288) 2014-04-15 11:51
Ciao Ouranioa, deliziosa composizione, ma toglimi una curiosità, che c'è appeso al filo?
Splendida luce, ottima nitidezza e magnifici colori, brava, ciao Silvio
nikkitta (17066) 2014-04-15 15:15
Hola Ourania querida
Opssss, hanging octopus not a nice view to have while eating at a restaurant
On the other side , enjoy the very greek ambience with blue and white colors, as well as the hanging flag
As always like the white houses ar the back
Un saludo, te felicito
Waiting some spanish words
dip (23888) 2014-04-16 1:23
η φωτογραφία σου ανοίγει την όρεξη για διακοπές και καλό φαγητό,
υπέροχα χρώματα και πολύ καλή επιλογή γωνίας λήψης,
COSTANTINO (65742) 2014-04-18 6:56
wonderful capture of this delicious place
amazing blue color of the sky and sea
together I love octopus and nthis lovely
many wishes for Easter day
happiness and health
all the best
have a nice evening
mcmtanyel (23287) 2014-05-02 21:36
They look like squid and i am sure they are not too keen on hanging out there! What a lovely little corner of the Aegean!
adores (45595) 2014-05-11 6:06
A scene we cannnot find everywhere! It's a nice composition with the harbour, the octopus hanging and the Greek flag. It was taken in winter but it looks a little like summer. Beautiful light and colours!