Views of Karpathos

Karpathos has some spectacular scenery, particularly in the middle of the island.Olympos itself is in a rather barren, inhospitable part of the island and when I visited the island in April 1997 there still wasn't an asphalt road linking it to the south of the island.


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Olympos seen from above, near the goat pen
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Olympos village with the west coast of the island in the background
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Olympos village at sunset
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These gardens, far below the village of Olympos, are worked by the women villagers
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On the road to Messochori
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The view looking north from Messochori in the middle of the island on the West coast
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More coastal scenery
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A beautiful, deserted beach on the east coast of Karpathos