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Unhung doors on a new house being built amongst the ruins of the Santorini “ghost village” of Mesa Gonia. Once one of the most important villages on the island; the village was devastated by the 1956 earthquake and the inhabitants just upped and left moving to the coastal town of Kamari. Some traditional architecture survived and only until recently the ruins remained untouched. Now, slowly, some people are returning and re-building the once bustling little town. It is however, still a place of quiet solitude, contemplation, and fascination with only the odd tourist venturing into the old narrow streets.
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Jun 12 2011 12:03 GMT caferr
nice composition...
Jun 12 2011 12:07 GMT georg1951
very nice colors
Jun 12 2011 12:55 GMT sini
Great image!:)
Jun 12 2011 13:03 GMT saffi9
stunning work again love the strong colours
Jun 12 2011 13:41 GMT ujbanyiv
Wow! Artistic Photo.
So, Candid or Report Photo...
A+++
Jun 12 2011 16:17 GMT BoSigg
Lovely image!
Jun 12 2011 17:35 GMT Annamaria
I love these colours, brian!! You made a oerfect series of Santorini!! It made me want to visit it...;-)
Jun 12 2011 18:06 GMT FLUMP
Incredible work
Jun 14 2011 06:20 GMT cobaltblue
How wonderfully you captured the essence of this place. What stories lurk in those black shadows behind the doors... mediterranean gothic. :-)
xxx
Jun 15 2011 18:56 GMT bandsix
Great legend and photo....

FT1