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Student Photo Gallery: Greece

From the white-washed houses of Santorini to the briny fish markets of Piraeus, Greece is a country that will overwhelm, and delight, your senses. With its storied past inextricably linked to the Mediterranean, it’s also an important stop for any voyage through the region. Students aboard the MV Explorer spent 6 days in the country, traveling everywhere from the millenia-old ruins on the island of Crete to the mountaintop monasteries on the plains near Meteora, documenting their journey along the way.

The cliffs of Santorini appear to be golden immediately after sunset. Photo by Kelly Deleon, University of Utah.
An array of doors hangs in the back of a cafe in Heraklion, Crete. Photo by Parker Rhodes, University of Virginia.
(Left) Greek salad at the restaurant Œü Œ∫Œ±œÜŒµŒΩŒµœÇ œÑŒøœÖ ŒöŒ±Œ≥ŒπŒ±ŒºœÄŒ∑ in Malia, Crete.¬†Photo by Anne Hamner, University of California, Santa Barbara. (Right) One of the famous “windmills” on the island of Mykonos.¬†Photo by Parker Rhodes, University of Virginia.
A view of the sunset in Santorini. Photo by Chris Chan, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Fishing nets on the Isle of Crete. Photo by Karen Wosiski, Staff.
Entering Little Venice on the island of Mykonos. Photo by Parker Rhodes, University of Virginia.
“A great country for old men.” Piraeus. Photo by Karen Wosiski, Staff.
A beautiful view as the MV Explorer sailed past the Greek island of Santorini. Photo by Andrea Ramsey, Savannah College of Art and Design.
A cat relaxes atop Greek ruins. Photo by Shutian Yang, University of Virginia.
(Left) The Greek island of Hydra has no cars Рdonkeys are used for transportation instead. Photo by Francine Grattan, University of North Texas. (Right) An alleyway near the seafront on the Greek island of Mykonos. Photo by Kelsey Christianssen, University of Arizona.
Walkway along a cliff on the Greek island of Santorini. Photo by Kelly Moran, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
High up in the mountains of Meteora. Photo by Karen Wosiski, Staff.

 

 

 

 

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