Greek Roadsides: Photo Essay

Turkey had water fountains; the Ex-Soviet Bloc had concrete bus shelters; Greece has neither of these, but has roadside shrines, several per kilometre. On the islands they took the form of miniature Orthodox churches, colourfully painted. Here in the mountains they are more rustic. Here is a selection taken today.

 
 
While on the topic of Greek Roadsides, this road sign this evening surprised us:
The road signs can be quite old here …
this one has plenty of graffiti & reference to a country that long since disappeared.

C

3 responses to “Greek Roadsides: Photo Essay

  1. You're after my heart, you two. A mathematician-themed post followed by a photo-theme post?! I loves it, I really do. Keep it coming.

  2. Why waste paint to change it, the locals know.

  3. But in fact what are they going to call it? Macedonia???

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