An Old Shed on a Greek Island
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An Old Shed on a Greek Island

An Old Shed on a Greek Island

Old shed on a Greek Island

How can someone passionate about art and architecture feel attracted by an old shed on a Greek island, you might wonder?

As odd as it may sound, I can often see some sort of charm in crumbling buildings as well as in some examples of urban architecture decay. I stepped into this old shed overlooking the Mediterranean sea while wandering in Folegandros, a lovely Greek island part of the Cyclades archipelago.

Amidst the grass burnt by the sun and the heat, I first spotted a couple of white chapels, the kind of resting place I dream of. Then an old shed appears and I can’t help but find it charming in its disorderly and a little unkempt structure. For a moment, I feel the essence of Greece, why I love this country, no matter the difficulties and contradictions.


Moe reading: Folegandros: Far from the Crowds, the Best of Greek Life


Travel addict and passionate about photography, Simon Falvo started Wild About Travel back in 2009. Leveraging her strong PR background, she developed an extensive knowledge of Digital Communications and Social Media Marketing. Besides travel writing SImon holds workshops and trainings, she collaborated with tourism boards for digital marketing campaigns and participated as a speaker at several events.

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