Wednesday, January 13, 2010

A lovely old town area.

5 comments:

Evelyn Howard said...

This is an interesting capture. Abandoned homes? But looks really clean.

J Bar said...

Great shot.
Sydney - City and Suburbs

kostas said...

@Evelyn,these old houses was the first houses of the Asia Minor refugees during 1922 Greek-Turkish war.For aesthetic reasons our major will pulldown all the constructions because they are very close to the ancient castles.

Nihal said...

Very lovely but very dramatic houses! They have their own stories to tell us. I can hear their voice.. And you?

kostas said...

@Merhaba Nihal,this area by the Byzantine castles,was tha place where Turkish people lived before the population exchance.
The place is the uper Thessaloniki or old town or ano poli.I love this place,I make walks very often.There are some old colorful small houses,lovely small houses.
A real urban archeology!