It can be very easy to get lost as you walk through the narrow, cobbled paths that intertwine through Naxos Island’s Old Town. However, the streets are so picturesque it really doesn’t matter. The experience is an aesthetic array of bright island colors that complement the ancient walls of the historic village that has stood for centuries.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | November 10
Award Score: 62 (Value 12, Clarity 11, Composition 16, Style 12, Skill 11)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Travel Photography
Photograph Location: Old Town, Naxos Island | Greece
Photographer: Marissa Tejada (Athens, Greece) Registered
Marissa is an award-winning American freelance journalist and travel writer based in Greece. She was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up on Long Island (NY) and has followed her media career across the world. She has lived in Upstate New York, London, Los Angeles, Washington State, Orlando and San Francisco. She has held diverse roles on both sides of the camera, from behind the scenes at an international news bureau to covering local and national news as a television reporter and anchor. Living in Europe inspired her to write her debut novel, Chasing Athens, which was released in April 2014. When she’s not writing her second book, she’s updating her travel insights and photography posts on her blog my Greece, my travels.