view from Naxos island
Naxos (in Greek, Νάξος) is a Greek island, the largest island (429 km2 (166 sq mi)) in the Cyclades island group in the Aegean. It was the centre of archaic Cycladic culture.
The island comprises the two municipalities of Naxos and Drymalia. The largest town and capital of the island is Hora, sometimes called Naxos City, with 6,533 inhabitants (2001 census). The main villages are Filoti, Apiranthos, Vivlos, Agios Arsenios, Koronos and Glinado.
Naxos is a popular tourist destination, with several easily accessible ruins. It has a number of beautiful beaches, such as those at Agia Anna, Agios Prokopios, Alikos, Kastraki, Mikri Vigla, Plaka, and Agios Georgios, most of them near Hora. Naxos is the most fertile island of the Cyclades. It has a good supply of water in a region where water is usually inadequate. Mount Zas (999 metres) is the highest peak in the Cyclades, and tends to trap the clouds, permitting greater rainfall. This has made agriculture an important economic sector with various vegetable and fruit crops as well as cattle breeding, making Naxos the most self sufficient island in the Cyclades. Naxos is also known within Greece for its potatoes.
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cobra112 (15589) 2009-09-03 12:02
Ciao Costa. Molto buoni colori e la luce con spazio sempre ben gestito con la barca sul terzo della foto. Foto in sofferenza da minor nitidezza, a mio parere.
bema (26205) 2009-09-03 12:21
very nice take of this pretty island and the fine coastline..like the colors and the moody composition a lot..
kalo vrady, Bernd
vasilpro (40685) 2009-09-03 12:24
Γεια σου Κωνσταντίνε,
Πολύ όμορφη η φωτογραφική σου άποψη όπως πάντα βέβαια, αλλά...πας να μου πάρεις την αποκλειστικότητα της Νάξου?
Υπέροχο νησί, πέρασα θαυμάσια τρώγοντας μονίμως πατάτες.
Να είσαι καλά.
Φιλικά σε καληνυχτίζω, Βασίλης.
nivaldo (15415) 2009-09-03 12:35
I┤ve seen and heard so much about the last fires in Greece. I can see that Naxos remains beautuful as ever!
Beautiful country, lucky you, dear friend!
Um grande abrašo, a big hug!
francio64 (38256) 2009-09-03 13:16
quando ho letto Naxos, ho pensato Taormina. So che sei stato da quelle parti e a Taormina c'Ŕ una localitÓ che si chiama Naxos.
Riguardo la foto, la composizione Ŕ molto gradevole, come spesso tu ci hai abituato nelle tue foto precedenti.
Anche la gestione della luce mi sembra buona, ma il tutto credo che soffra un p˛ di nitidezza.
Ti ho fatto un WS!
antua (16) 2009-09-03 13:54
yperoxi eikona apo ti Naxo me poly omorfa xromata, poly kali gonia lipsis kai omorfo kadro. Mou aresei idiaitera to istioforo pou pleei mesa sto limani. Denei apolyta mesa stin syntesi. Sygxaritiria!
Hunkar (6778) 2009-09-03 14:12
Nice texture of houses of the Island,
aadilj (18102) 2009-09-03 22:43
Its slightly blurred but the scene is vivid and wide. I like the idea in this one Constantino. Lovely sight
siamesa (27701) 2009-09-04 0:13
Impressive view of these marvelous white houses.I like the soft colours and pˇint of view. Thanks for sharing the nice pictures of these fantastic places of your country.
bobocortis (15918) 2009-09-04 0:47
Una bellissima cartolina, un po' sofferente nella definizione. Buon susseguirsi di piani e linee orizzontali.
berek (32296) 2009-09-04 12:15
i love this tradationel architecture. nice framing and good work.
have a nice week.
coco (30437) 2009-09-05 0:12
I miss more sharpness in the photo. With more sharpness this photo would be a winner because the place and composition and also the colours are very nice.