"Cape Sunion Sunsets" Top 5 Page for this destination Sounio by janetanne
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Besides Vouliagmeni Lake, my second most favourite place to visit, Summer, Fall, Winter or Spring, is the Temple of Posidonos at Sounion. This magnificent photo was taken at sunset on April 2, 2005. The wind was blowing and the body was chilled to the bones! But, the sunset was perfect. You are not allowed to go onto the marble monument, but somehow this one time, no guards were around. It was too cold for them to pursue the perpetrators. We quickly seized the chance for a perfect photo opportunity. The gods will forgive us, especially since no 'names were carved into the ancient columns,' as were so done in the days of Lord Byron's visit and whose name still glares at us from one of the sacred pillars above!
Go here just before sunset for spectacular photos, such as this one taken in the chill of an early spring day.
This was taken looking Eastward from the Temple of Posidonos. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes when climbing up any of the ancient monuments in Greece:):)
- Pros:Great Photo ops, rugged scenery, Historical Significance
- Cons:narrow, curving roads
- In a nutshell:So Symbolic of Greece, that it musn't be missed!
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