Lamia, Greece and nearby village Roditsa
Central city of Sterea Ellada, inhabited since the Bronze Age, with its medieval castle looking over the city to the Sperxeios River and Mt. Oiti which Heracles ascended to die.
Swimming in the Aegean Sea at Rakis beach with the island of Euboea in the distance.
Relaxing at Rakis beach on the Aegean Sea near Lamia, with Euboea rising in the distance.
Looking over Lamia to Mt. Oiti from the Castle.
The castle in Lamia has been updated as a small museum with good examples of pottery and other artifacts of the area.
A view of the layers of stone in the castle's walls.
A good example of the different layers evident in the castle walls.
September garden in bloom in Roditsa near church.
St. Athanassius church; Roditsa.
Roditsa shows its agricultural roots by the variety of flowers and shrubs decorating homes in the village.