Land of Theseus - Methana & the Saronic Gulf: tour photos April 2019

Impressions from one of the most interesting volcanic areas of Greece, taken during our recent tour to the Saronic Gulf in April 2019, by Tobias Schorr.
Anemone coronaria from the volcanic mountains of Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Anemone coronaria from the volcanic mountains of Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Deep red anemones in the area of the historic volcano of Kameni Chora on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Deep red anemones in the area of the historic volcano of Kameni Chora on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Sch... [info]
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A meadow covered with anemones on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A meadow covered with anemones on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Part of an old lava dome and a meadow covered with anemones on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Part of an old lava dome and a meadow covered with anemones on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Iris flower (hermodactylus tuberosus) from a meadow next to the Mycenean sanctuary of Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Iris flower (hermodactylus tuberosus) from a meadow next to the Mycenean sanctuary of Methana. (Phot... [info]
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Hiking route C from Agios Panteleimonas chapel to the high plain Loutesa, to the Varkesa high plain and down into the crater valley of Stavrolongos. One of the most beautiful routes on Methana! (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Hiking route C from Agios Panteleimonas chapel to the high plain Loutesa, to the Varkesa high plain ... [info]
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Ornithogalum and an rare butterfly on the Varkesa highplain on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Ornithogalum and an rare butterfly on the Varkesa highplain on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Blossoming Strawberry tree (arbutus unedo)in the mountains of Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Blossoming Strawberry tree (arbutus unedo)in the mountains of Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Sunset over the high plain of Makrylongos in the centre of Methana peninsula. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Sunset over the high plain of Makrylongos in the centre of Methana peninsula. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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View over the small town Methana towards Kalavria and Poros islands. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
View over the small town Methana towards Kalavria and Poros islands. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Wasp orchid (Ophrys tenthredinifera?) from Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Wasp orchid (Ophrys tenthredinifera?) from Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The orchid "orchis provincialis" from Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The orchid "orchis provincialis" from Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The orchid Serapias neglecta (?) from the area around the Mycenaean sanctuary of Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The orchid Serapias neglecta (?) from the area around the Mycenaean sanctuary of Methana. (Photo: To... [info]
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The ancient theatre of the ancient harbour of Palia Peidavros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The ancient theatre of the ancient harbour of Palia Peidavros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Paul in front of the ancient tower at Throni plain on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Paul in front of the ancient tower at Throni plain on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Paul taking photos inside the historic lava flows of the lava dome at Kameni Chora village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Paul taking photos inside the historic lava flows of the lava dome at Kameni Chora village. (Photo: ... [info]
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Paul at the ancient entrance of the acropolis Paliokastro at Vathy on Methana peninsula. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Paul at the ancient entrance of the acropolis Paliokastro at Vathy on Methana peninsula. (Photo: Tob... [info]
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Seagulls catching fish at Poros island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Seagulls catching fish at Poros island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Fisher man who throws unsaleable fish back to the sea at Poros island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Fisher man who throws unsaleable fish back to the sea at Poros island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The Greek flag at Poros island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The Greek flag at Poros island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A Mycenaean rider idol from the excavation that took place on Methana since 1990. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A Mycenaean rider idol from the excavation that took place on Methana since 1990. (Photo: Tobias Sch... [info]
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A prehistoric temple ("Megaron") from the Mycenaean times around 1200-1400 B.C. near Methana town. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A prehistoric temple ("Megaron") from the Mycenaean times around 1200-1400 B.C. near Methana town. (... [info]
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Katharina taking photos of the flamingos at the Psifta lake near Methana peninsula. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Katharina taking photos of the flamingos at the Psifta lake near Methana peninsula. (Photo: Tobias S... [info]
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The orchid Ophrys mammosa (?) from the area around the Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The orchid Ophrys mammosa (?) from the area around the Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Orchid Ophrys mammosa (?) from the edge of Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Orchid Ophrys mammosa (?) from the edge of Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Yellow poppy (Glaucium flavum) from Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Yellow poppy (Glaucium flavum) from Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A nice adonis "rose" (Adonis annua) from Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A nice adonis "rose" (Adonis annua) from Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Wild geranium tuberosum from Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Wild geranium tuberosum from Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Orchid ophrys lutea (?) from Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Orchid ophrys lutea (?) from Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Wild flowers from Psifta lake near Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Wild flowers from Psifta lake near Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Female Peloponnese Wall Lizard (podarcis peloponnesiacus) from Troezen excavations. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Female Peloponnese Wall Lizard (podarcis peloponnesiacus) from Troezen excavations. (Photo: Tobias S... [info]
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Snake-eyed Skink (ablepharus kitaibelii) from the Makrylongos high plain on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Snake-eyed Skink (ablepharus kitaibelii) from the Makrylongos high plain on Methana. (Photo: Tobias ... [info]
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The ancient tower at Throni highplain. It was first described by the German archaeologist Michael Deffner 1912. He was writing an article about all the ancient sites of the peninsula that he could find. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The ancient tower at Throni highplain. It was first described by the German archaeologist Michael De... [info]
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Tobias Schorr at the Makrylongos high plain on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Tobias Schorr at the Makrylongos high plain on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Dr. Tom Pfeiffer in front of orchids near the Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Dr. Tom Pfeiffer in front of orchids near the Psifta lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Waterfall at the gorge "Diavologefiro" near the ancient town of Troezen. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Waterfall at the gorge "Diavologefiro" near the ancient town of Troezen. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The last preserved Dorian column of the ancient sanctuary / hospital ASKLEPION of Troezen excavation. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The last preserved Dorian column of the ancient sanctuary / hospital ASKLEPION of Troezen excavation... [info]
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The old bishop church at the Troezen excavations. In the background you see the volcanic peninsula of Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The old bishop church at the Troezen excavations. In the background you see the volcanic peninsula o... [info]
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Peloponnesian Wall Lizard at the Troezen excavation. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Peloponnesian Wall Lizard at the Troezen excavation. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Takis Kolias is leaving the fishing harbour of Vathy on Methana peninsula in Greece. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Takis Kolias is leaving the fishing harbour of Vathy on Methana peninsula in Greece. (Photo: Tobias ... [info]
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The chapel of Agios Nikolaos is situated probably on an older ancient sanctuary. Almyra beach /Vathy / Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The chapel of Agios Nikolaos is situated probably on an older ancient sanctuary. Almyra beach /Vathy... [info]
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Giant peacock moth (Saturnia pyri)from a wall near the ancient acropolis of Methana, the Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Giant peacock moth (Saturnia pyri)from a wall near the ancient acropolis of Methana, the Paliokastro... [info]
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A volcanic bomb at the western part of the Makrylongos valley on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A volcanic bomb at the western part of the Makrylongos valley on Methana. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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One of the huge volcanic peaks in the centre of the historic volcano that erupted 270 B.C. near the village of Kameni Chora on Methana peninsula. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
One of the huge volcanic peaks in the centre of the historic volcano that erupted 270 B.C. near the ... [info]
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