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This is another aspect of the chapel of Ayios Zacharias, in Merikia, to the south-west of Leros. It was built in the 14th century but of the original much bigger church little remains.Today's chapel is a much newer building with a very narrow and low entrance and a tiny window which allows little light in.
Since Marion and Georgios asked me, inside it is very plain. There is no sanctuary, only a niche about 1.30m from the ground painted with the brightest yellow and blue colours and ornated with some icons. There is almost nothing else but many icons on the whitewashed walls, dedicated by local people.

I have a picture from inside on WS which I took while someone was standing in the doorway blocking the only source of light.
A few hundred of metres away is a closed sports centre where Leros hosted the final four of the dodecanese children's basketball championship. The lady in the picture is the grandma of one of the players.

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