Greek Roadsides: Photo Essay

Turkey had water fountains; the Ex-Soviet Bloc had concrete bus shelters. Greece has neither of these, but it 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.


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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