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Pear Tree of the Temple

By GeorgePlatis
This is a Pear Tree in the yard of the Temple of Zeus at +1.150m on Ataviros mountain. The roots of this tree are founded inside of a water well that has been built since the time of the temple construction (more than 2000 years ago) .

Thank you all for your votes and your comments on my last upload! Especially I would like to thank Robert (RobertTurley) for his precious User Award!



Tags: Rhodes Landscape and travel Pear tree Ataviros

Voters: Badgerfred, mattberry, NaturesHaven and 47 more

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ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 3:58PM
A wonderful image,


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Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 4:05PM
Very atmospheric image George! Smile

ugly Plus
10 9 57 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 4:14PM
Smile Smile Smile Smile
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
21 Jan 2014 4:14PM
What a fascinating description of this fine image, George, does the tree produce much fruit? Carol
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 4:20PM
The tree like its history is shrouded in the mist of time. Wonderful image George. GrinGrin Peter.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 4:36PM
Your images are making mythology real George.
The world has always been fascinated by Greek myths - here you are bringing them alive.
Our school anthem was 'From High Olympus flows to us the glory' etc
Fabulous pear tree steeped in history.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 4:42PM
great comp george wonderful colour and tones a beauty nice one Wink
Mike_Smith Plus
10 487 1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 6:20PM
really atmospheric shot George
Richsr 11 91 223 England
21 Jan 2014 6:22PM
The low cloud gives this atmosphere George
Regards Richard
21 Jan 2014 6:23PM
An image with so much atmosphere, George.

Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 6:27PM
Lovely atmospheric image!
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
21 Jan 2014 6:44PM
Impressive and awesome!

AND a great image of this pear tree---
TyChee 13 275 1 United States
21 Jan 2014 6:53PM
Great low light.
Great atmosphere & well controlled light.
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 7:47PM
Wonderful image.Smile
ColleenA Plus
5 362 6 Australia
21 Jan 2014 7:59PM

Quote:The tree like its history is shrouded in the mist of time. Wonderful image George. GrinGrin Peter.

Superb image the tree
21 Jan 2014 8:08PM
Beautiful shot and a wonderful composition.
21 Jan 2014 8:32PM
It's really very atmospheric work, George!Smile
Regards Valery
21 Jan 2014 10:15PM
The image tones off beautifully behind the tree ! - Beautiful and peaceful image !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile
ukgubbi 6 5 India
22 Jan 2014 1:03AM
The tree has a great story behind it. Awesome
gss 4 1 Romania
22 Jan 2014 10:56AM
Great atmosphere and discrete light!
A Booth 15 11 4 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2014 11:27AM
nicely composed and presented image with a very interesting story.

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