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The ghost of Loulouda

Brocken Spectre at the Castle of L, by Manolis Thravalos.
Brocken Spectre seen from the Castle of Loulouda in Greece, by Manolis Thravalos.

Manolis Thravalos wrote:

I was hiking on a mountain in Samos Island in Greece to prepare a travelogue for a local site I work for as a photographer. On the top of the steep hill you can see the ruins of a medieval castle, named the Castle of Loulouda, after the daughter of a local priest, who fainted and fell off the cliffs some hundreds of years ago.

While I was on the top, a blanket of fog rolled over the mountain and then I saw my first-ever glory and Brocken Spectre (or Loulouda’s Spectre if you want :)

This fog in correlation with the myths around this place was quite chilling!

In fact, the shadow on the mist is Manolis’ own shadow. Read more: What is the Brocken Spectre?

Thank you, Manolis Thravalos!

October 17, 2016
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