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Thanks for all your comments and votes on the fun upload yesterday, today is a few photos of Polis in Cyprus, this is where we wanted to live but could not get permission to build, they are more relaxed about this now and there is some building going on, it is so peaceful and where the baths of Aphrodite is situated.

Polis (or Polis Chrysochous, in Greek: Πόλις ΧρυσοχούςWink is a small town at the north-west end of the island of Cyprus, at the centre of Chrysochous Bay, and on the edge of the Akamas peninsula nature reserve. It is a quiet tourist resort, the inhabitants' income being supplemented by agriculture and fishing. Polis is served by the fishing port of Latsi—a pole of attraction all the year round and reputed for its fish taverns, sea-sport facilities and boat rides up to Akamas—a must for all Polis visitors. However, the great advantage of Polis is its close vicinity to the utmost beautiful Akamas peninsula, a nature reserve area, destined to become a National Park, with its renowned Baths of Aphrodite. Α walk along its nature trails accompanied by the panoramic view of the bay of Polis is a popular experience with both locals and tourists.

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Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300S Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:12.0-24.0 mm f/4.0
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:6 May 2012 - 12:41 PM
Focal Length:12mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/16.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Polis
Username:achieverswales achieverswales
Uploaded:1 Jun 2012 - 8:44 AM
Tags:Akamas, Baths of Aphrodite, Cyprus, Gorge, Landscape / travel, Latsi, Nature reserve, Polis, Sea
Votes:34
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 8:45 AM

A stunning place, Trev, did you bump into Pauline (exposure) whilst you were there? Carol

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Hi Carol, sorry do not know the lady, was going to upload some versions but the facility is not working, there was nothing wrong with the old way of uploading variants, they have once again made things worst.

Regards

Trev.

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Len1950
Len1950 e2 Member 4Len1950 vcard England
1 Jun 2012 - 9:12 AM

Wonderful tones in a very scenic shot........a beauty Trev.

Len

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nikshot
nikshot  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 9:22 AM

So often these scenic shots don't come out as you saw them at the time, but this one certainly looks like it did.
So good you could almost be there.

Nick

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digital_boi
1 Jun 2012 - 9:26 AM

No wonder you wanted to build here Trevor what a stunning spot. Very nice composition the colours and tones in the ocean is superb a real pleasure to view.... Once again many thanks for your UA on my upload yesterday was a great surprise when i logged in this morning many thanks again chiffed!!

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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franken
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1 Jun 2012 - 9:38 AM

A beautiful scene Trev.

Ken

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114508 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 9:55 AM

Just look at the colour of that water......

Ade

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 10:08 AM

Not hard to see why you might have wished to live there, Trev: what an outlook to waken up to.
'Polis' is a slang term in the Scottish vernacular for the 'Boys in Blue' and I just wonder what Mikbee will make of this when he sees it.
Ronnie.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 10:23 AM

what glorious colours

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 10:41 AM

A big view and big colour Trev a beautiful place i would love to live there.
Gary

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Metro6R4
Metro6R4  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 11:41 AM

Its raining at the moment so I want to be there instead................Sad Grin

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1 Jun 2012 - 11:46 AM

Super set of images Trev.
Alf.

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Gray_ina
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1 Jun 2012 - 12:39 PM

great set, hope you are well gray

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 3:07 PM

Looks like a super place to go retire to Wink A cracking set of images, Trev Smile
Trev Smile

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Brian65
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1 Jun 2012 - 3:30 PM

A fantastic set Trev, what a great place.
Brian

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 3:59 PM

Sun & sea... looks beautiful, Trev. Can't think why you'd want to live over there! Wink

Dave

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 4:07 PM

Got to be V5 for me here Trev..almost on the plane to see it!
good set
Lillian

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 7:52 PM

the colour of the sea water is how I had imagined it would be - lovely shot

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 9:40 PM

Beautiful scenery Trev - no wonder you wanted to live there.
Joan.

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jun 2012 - 12:00 AM

A lovely set Trev V5 gets my vote... I must admit to longing to go back to Cyprus it's a gorgeous island.

Trev

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Chinga
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4 Jun 2012 - 5:24 AM

Beautiful images....
IB

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5 Jun 2012 - 8:11 AM

V5!Grin Lovely
Diane

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9 Jun 2012 - 10:52 PM

I'm with Lillian here, v5 steals the show, it epitomises the Meditteranean, love the blue of the sea and sky and those flowers in the foreground

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