Aetoloakarnania, The lagoon of Aetolikon near Kefalovrysso

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Αetolikon, the aquatic town called Little Venice of Greece, is a municipal section of Messolonghi municipality with a population of 5,349 inhabitants, ten kilometers northwest of Messolongi. The city of Aetoliko is developed on a small island rooted in water in the middle of the lagoon Aetoliko-Messolongi. It is connected from the east and west to the mainland by two stone arched bridges original length of about 300 meters each.

One of the most famous fishing regions of Europe, the lagoon of Aetoliko-Messolongi is a largest ecosystem with many specimen of fishes and birds. The shallow waters are assisting the development of rich flora and marine macrophytes, which are food for tens of thousands of ducks, divers, egrets, cormorants, gulls, while regular is the presence of raptors, such as Scissor-bird and Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca). Aetolikon and Messolongi are famous for the Fish Roe of mullet, as the adjacent lagoon is ideal for aquaculture.

(Translation from Wikipedia by C. Theodorou)

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Christos Theodorou on August 17, 2014

Dirk V - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Best regards from Athens

Klein-Bonsels_je sui… on September 13, 2014

smART work... :-), l, f, marc.

Christos Theodorou on September 13, 2014

Klein-Bonsels - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Best regards from Athens

Imre Lakat on October 8, 2014

Very nice lake !

YSL

Best wishes , Imre

Christos Theodorou on October 8, 2014

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SAVE PANORAMIO !!!


AleksV on October 15, 2014

How it is like the old pier at an abandoned village in Russia.

Christos Theodorou on October 15, 2014

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Aqua2010 on October 18, 2014

Fantástica atmósfera!!
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Christos Theodorou on October 18, 2014

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Pier Luigi Lamponi on January 16, 2015

True masterpiece Christos ! Double LIKE

Christos Theodorou on January 16, 2015

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jadwigafoto on January 18, 2015

Beautiful shot, wonderful colors. I warmly greet, Jadwiga. L+F

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Christos Theodorou on June 21, 2015

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Venetico on August 8, 2015

Beautiful scenery. I like the mood! L
Greetings from Venice
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Christos Theodorou on August 8, 2015

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Jurek Adamski on October 7, 2015

Piękna kompozycja. L+F

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