SUMMERTIME 2012, CHLEMOUTSI CASTLE, PELOPONNESE, S.GREECE #6757A
Chlemoutsi is a medieval castle in the northwest of the Elis region in Greece, 6 km south of Kyllini. It is located on a 220 m high hilltop at a small distance from the sea (around 2 to 2.5 km) in the westernmost point in the Peloponnese with a view of the Ionian Sea as well as of the islands Zakynthos and Kefalonia.
The castle was built between 1220 and 1223 during the rule of Geoffrey I of Villehardouin.
After World War II and the Greek Civil War, it became a preserved landmark.
Taken during a 5 day photographic vacation (August 2-6, 2012) with my English wife Theresa Jane Brown.
Dedicated to my good friend Nikos Zografos (retired General and an excellent photographer), in Greece!
Professional Photographer, retired.
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