Wednesday, 8 March 2017


Icaria, also spelled Ikaria (Greek: Ικαρία), is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, 10 nautical miles (19 km) southwest of Samos. According to tradition, it derives its name from Icarus, the son of Daedalus in Greek mythology, who was believed to have fallen into the sea nearby. Administratively, Icarian forms a separate municipality within the Ikaria regional unit, which is part of the North Aegean region. The principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is Agios Kirykos. The historic capitals of the island include Oenoe and Evdilos (the latter shown here).

This post is part of the ABC Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Wednesday Waters meme,
and also part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Travel Tuesday meme.


  1. Wonderful. I would like to be there. In Hamburg its cold and rainy. Beatiful picture.

  2. Greece is so beautiful and gorgeous photo of it ~ thanks,

    Wishing you a lovely week ~ ^_^

  3. You know that country very well it seems ;-)

    Have a nice ABC-day / -week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)

  4. another gorgeous setting



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