Chios 2012
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These are the places we visited in Chios, although the photos weren't necessarily taken by us.
The Tambakika windmills in Chios

The Tambakika windmills in Chios. Chios is the fifth largest of the Greek islands, situated in the Aegean Sea, 7 kilometres off the Anatolian coast. The island is separated from Turkey by the Çeşme Strait.

Byzantine mosaics of of angels in Nea Moni built by Constantine IX and Empress Zoe after the miraculous appearance of an Icon of the Virgin Mary at the site and inaugurated in 1049. Scene of a terrible sack and massacre of hundreds of Chiots and priests during the Ottoman sack of Chios in reprisal for the 1821 Greek War of Indipendance. Nea Moni monastery, Chios Island, Greece. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

) Byzantine mosaics of of angels in Nea Moni built by Constantine IX and Empress Zoe after the miraculous appearance of an Icon of the Virgin Mary at the site and inaugurated in A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Anavatos Village - Chios Island - Greece

Anavatos Village - Chios Island - Greece

11th C Nea Moni Chios St Theodore Stratelates

C Nea Moni Chios St Theodore Stratelates

GREECE CHANNEL | Anavatos, Chios Island, Greece

GREECE CHANNEL | Anavatos, Chios Island, Greece

Chios, Greece  An absolutely stunning Island! Truly one of my favorite places ever!! Cannot wait to go back!

Chios, Greece An absolutely stunning Island!

greece-ni-sos chios- nagos kardamila

greece-ni-sos chios- nagos kardamila

Nea Moni.Chios island. Nea Moni (Greek: Νέα Μονή, lit. "New Monastery") is an 11th-century monastery on the island of Chios that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located on the Provateio Oros Mt. in the island's interior, about 15 km from Chios town. It is well known for its mosaics, which, together with those at Daphni and Hosios Loukas, are among the finest examples of "Macedonian Renaissance" art in Greece.

Nea Moni.Chios island. Nea Moni (Greek: Νέα Μονή, lit. "New Monastery") is an 11th-century monastery on the island of Chios that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located on the Provateio Oros Mt. in the island's interior, about 15 km from Chios town. It is well known for its mosaics, which, together with those at Daphni and Hosios Loukas, are among the finest examples of "Macedonian Renaissance" art in Greece.

Vrondados.Chios island.'Naval Chios'

Vrondados.Chios island.'Naval Chios'

Chios Map - my granny was from Chios.

Chios Map - my granny was from Chios.

Mavra Volia Beach. Chios island, Greece.  - Selected by www.oiamansion.com

Mavra Volia Beach. Chios island, Greece. - Selected by www.oiamansion.com

Nea Moni Monastery - Greece

Nea Moni Monastery - Greece

Aya Markella.Chios island. Aya Markella is an arrant seashore with what seems to be an endless length of pebbled beach that spreads out to become one with the deep, blue waters of the Aegean sea. There are taverns offering fresh seafood, in the area. The famous church of Aya Markella is located near to the beach.

Aya Markella is an arrant seashore with what seems to be an endless length of pebbled beach that spreads out to become one with the deep, blue waters of the Aegean sea.

Chios Nea Moni | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Chios Nea Moni | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Chios Island Greece

Chios Island Greece

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