Tuesday, 27 December 2016


Cape Sounion (Modern Greek: Aκρωτήριο Σούνιο, transliterated Akrotírio Soúnio) is a promontory located 69 kilometres south-southeast of Athens, at the southernmost tip of the Attica peninsula in Greece. Cape Sounion is noted as the site of ruins of an ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the god of the sea in classical mythology. The remains are perched on the headland, surrounded on three sides by the sea. The ruins bear the deeply engraved name of English Romantic poet Lord Byron (1788–1823). The site is a popular day-excursion for tourists from Athens, who flock to enjoy the beauty of the site and the commanding views.

This post is part of the Our World Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Travel Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme.


  1. Magnificent photo and such beautiful colors ~

    Happy New Year to you ~ ^_^

  2. Beautiful blues. I remember it being very windy up there.

  3. I love the blue in your photo. Very nice one!


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