July 14, 2013

Monemvasia, Greece

Photograph by Yannis Behrakis, Reuters

The octagonal Agia Sophia (Church of Holy Wisdom) overlooks the Aegean in Monemvasia, a town at the top of a rocky island off Peloponnesus. Walking Monemvasia's Byzantine streets is like going back in time: Cars are forbidden and must be left at the entrance bridge.

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