View from "The Balcony of Faith". Lagos Beach, Peroulades.

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Comments (13)

Nick Weall on October 2, 2009

Another Golden Star for this great shot Keith ~ although I'd rather be down below than up with you :)))

skida on October 3, 2009

The walk from Sidari to Lagos, in the heat of early afternoon, did for me and I decided not to venture down to the beach. The balcony was "fun", though.

Many thanks for the GS.


Pete Taylor on October 3, 2009

Great shot and scenery Keith, reminds me a little of the Dorset coast.


skida on October 4, 2009

But maybe a bit warmer, Pete. Thanks for the comment.

joyfotos on October 4, 2009

Faith in the skill of the builders, is it? Almost like being in a plane..... gorgeous perspective!

skida on October 4, 2009

I was treading very carefully before taking the shot and still felt a bit queasy when I put the camera up to my eye.

I wonder if the owners will see this shot and adopt the name for the balcony I came up with.

Thanks joyfotos.


joyfotos on October 5, 2009

No wonder about that!

One always wonders what the owners of things we shoot and post think. I can't decide if it would make others more or less apt to venture out on it for a view. LOL

skida on October 5, 2009

Quite a few years ago, when on holiday in Mallorca, I coined the phrase "Lycra-Louts" to describe the sort of professional looking cyclists who think they own the road. The BBC used the term recently in a news report about cyclists.

Keith Language Creator

joyfotos on October 5, 2009

We will all have to keep a lookout for balconies of faith in the news!

davidcmc58 on May 19, 2010

Wow! Thanks for sharing this out-of-this-world view. Best regards, David

skida on May 19, 2010

Thanks David. The view was stunning and worth testing the qualities of the builders of the balcony.


Stathis Chionidis on February 11, 2015

Wonderful images in your greek serie my friend. LIKE. Best wishes. Stathis

skida on February 13, 2015

Thanks to you Stathis.


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  • Uploaded on September 30, 2009
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    by skida
    • Taken on 2009/09/14 16:43:41
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