“Sirma”

By: pelly*made

Jan 14 2013

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Category: Archives, photos

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Aperture:f/3.5
Focal Length:5.3mm
ISO:100
Shutter:1/25 sec
Camera:DMC-TZ7

This is a “Sirma” door. Sirma in Greek means “wire”, but it doesn’t make sense…

In Milos island “sirma” is a fisherman’s house used for parking his caique during winter. Usually there was this basic room down on sea level for boat-parking and the familly lived on top.

There is this beautiful old village on Milos, called Klima where “sirmata” are one next to the other. Locals call it “little Venice of Milos”. It is so picturesque, it’ s like witnessing different theater stages as you walk, every door has a distinct color, people are doing their daily routine and the sunset is glorious!

…to be continued

 

 

 

 

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