27 Pictures of Chios, Greece by P. Bournias

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The newer shopping area of the city of Chora.

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The old shopping area of the city.

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A Muslim prayer tower from the days when the Turks occupied

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A piece of history embedded in the wall of a modern

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One of the older buildings remaining from before the

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The entrance to the castle.

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The entrance to the castle that was once used to protect the

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A Turkish graveyard.

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One of the noted parts of the architecture on Chios is the

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While it's hard to tell what these actually where, they

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A typical street on the island of Chios.

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Inside the church at the monastery of Iera Moni Panagias.

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Outside the church in the garden of the monastery.

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Inside the room of the priest.

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In memory of the priest.  Agiou Anthimou.

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The drawing room where the nuns create painted icons.

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The artistry of the towns people of Pyrgios on Chios.  This

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A bust of one of my ancestors, Antonios Bournias.

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Sunset over the port of Chios.

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The port of Chios in the morning sun.

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Another view of the port.

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A memorial from the Greek revolution against Turkey in 1822.

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This building is one of the Turkish memories that remain on

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A closer view of the Turkish building.

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A view of the area known as Smyrni across the narrow sea

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An old water mill that was once used by the inhabitants of

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A colorful array of buildings in Chora.

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