Photographer's Note

Lesvos island with extent 1632 km2, is the third in size island of Aegean, afterwards Evia and Crete. It abstains about 190 naval miles from Piraeus and fascinate the visitor with the dense olive groves and beaches that dispose of.
Is fibres mountainous, with rich vegetation in Eastern and in the centre, while in the Westerners she is barren and rocked. There we find (region Sjgri) the apolithomeno forest, that cover under the lava of volcano before millions years.
Prehistoric discoveries testified the human presence in the island 3000 times p.H.
At being 10o century p.H. are located in the island the Aioleis. The poetry and the culture is big, with Sapfo and Alkaio, Pittako one from the seven sages of antiquity. On centuries it changes souvereigns: Perses, Macedonian, Athinaioi, Spartjates, Pontioi, up to 80 p.H . roughly, that the Lesvos includes in the Roman Empire.

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