In Season

Daily Prompt: Turn, turn, turn. I know it’s a cliché, but I’m a huge fan of all seasons. My biological clock needs them to fine-tune itself. Spring has definitely arrived fast and furious in Greece. This is how it looks outside now:

Spring in Greece

Spring in Greece

Climate change has altered the intensity of seasons. Winters are getting more erratic, with snowstorms occurring more often (by Greek standards), even in low-elevation cities like Athens.  This is a picture I took a year ago when snow covered my neighborhood which is located a mere 500 meters from the seaside!

winter in the city

winter in the city

Winter in the countryside is magical.

snow in the mountains

Snow in the mountains

In all honesty, autumn in the city is so subtle, it is only felt if you live in rural areas. So if you live in Athens, Autumn feels more like an extended, cooler period before winter. A journey to the countryside though will allow you to absorb the changes taking place in nature.

Autumn foliage in the mountains of Greece

Autumn foliage in the mountains of Greece

Of course, the season mostly associated with Greece is summer. And here’s why.

Summer in the Greek islands

Summer in the Greek islands

 

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2 responses to “In Season

  1. Wonderful shots! You really got the flavor and temperature of each season!

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