Allow me to brag for just a minute: I won 3rd place in the Greeka.com photo contest with the above photo.
It feels wrong. Taking a colorful photo and converting it to monochrome feels wrong at first. But one thing I have learned in photography is that the brightest, most colorful, most contrasty (is that a word?) scenes are often those that look best in black and white. It feels dirty, sinful, almost heretical, but turning …
The first tip I’d have for anyone pondering a trip to Greece is this: GO TO GREECE!
Before I decided to go to Greece, I had never heard of Meteora. Greece is famous for Athens and the Parthenon, sandy beaches and Santorini sunsets. I didn’t realize the country was so mountainous and full of interesting sights on the mainland.