A Walk in the Grounds of an old Venetian Castle, Pylos, Greece

Remembering this wonderful day in Pylos, June 2011

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On a hot, dusty day in early June I visited a beautiful, old castle that looked out onto the Meditereanian from Pylos on the Greek coast. Wildflowers were everywhere and I took manyphotographs as I walked through the ruins.

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Clusters of deep pink Convolvulus

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Wild Caper

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The capers grow in clumps on the castle walls

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Yellow Thistles

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Many Mullen plants scattered in the open spaces

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A blue butterfly

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And large numbers of the strange and delicate Thread-wing Antlions on Lacecaps

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Not sure what kind of butterfly this is below

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Wild Sage – smelt wonderful

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Chicory

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Looking out over the ocean from the castle ruins

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