Hello everyone and welcome to the 41st edition of our popular weekly Travel Photography Competition. As every week, we have for you a fresh selection of photos, which got the biggest number of votes on our Facebook page between 14th and 21st April.
The first winner in this week’s competition shows the beautiful Dimitriosshipwreck located near Gythio, off the eastern coast of the Peloponnese Peninsula, Greece.
Dimitrios sunk on 23rd December 1981. There are many rumours about its tragedy, one even involving a ghost. The most convincing story, however, says that the ship was used to smuggle cigarettes between Turkey and Italy. On the fateful day it was apparently seized by the port authorities and then deliberately released out to sea to meet its destiny. It was then set on fire to, to hide the evidence of cigarette smuggling.
There are a total of 26 shipwrecks…
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