Sounio, Poseidon's Temple
Some people have asked me about the temple I referred to in my sunset posts from Sounio. This is Poseidon's temple, an absolutely glorious location on a headland that protrudes out into the sea. To get an idea, have a look at the next photograph:
Not a bad spot at all! And you can see some of the yachts that are visible on my panorama shot here:
This a truly beautiful setting for one of the most beautiful sunsets I have ever had the pleasure of seeing.
If you would like to know more about the temple see here. Anyway, it amuses me to think that I am not by any means the first Englishman to love the place: a certain Lord Byron has his name etched deeply into the ruins. I on the other hand lived by the photographers code: "leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but photographs". Incidentally, a very little bit of Googling tells me that this is a misquote from a song by John Kay called "Nothin' but" - as always I am sure there are multiple sources, but I couldn't find any others yet!
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