Photo: Hagioi Douloi, Corfu

24 Nov

Corfu is such a depressing rebuke to the ugliness of most other Greek οικίσμοι, urban or rural. Who would look at this photograph and not think Italy or southern France first? Or, who doesn’t go to Corfu and at some point ask himself: “Hmmm… What if all Greek lands had been Venetian colonies for four hundred years instead of Ottoman?”

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