Photographer's Note

Here are view from the ruined walls of Antimachia castle on Kos island in Greece.
Antimachia was founded by Byzantic Empire, but further expanded by Knights of St John, by H. de Vileleneue in 1300-s.
Castle sits quite impressively on the high slopes of Dikeos mountains range. It was a very strong castle, unaccessable from the sea, I think, but not so good from the land - road that leads to it are not very hard to use.
Battles between Turks and St John Knights happened here in XVI century, and latest war on Kos happened in 1943, when Germans quite impressively wiped out Brits and Italians from the island with a great landing force from Crete.
Volcanic island of Nisyros on the horizon can be seen at the far part of the photo.

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  • Copyright: Uhu Owl (Uhu) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 727 W: 0 N: 1712] (8609)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-08-07
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/10.0, 1/250 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-08-11 6:41
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