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Ancient Escalator

"Ancient Escalator" by photographer Hunter Fiers

"Ancient Escalator"
Location: Oia, Greece
Date: September 2022
Photographer: Hunter Fiers
Affiliation: Staff
Home Country: United States
Category: Arts & Culture
Award: Honorable Mention
2023 International Photography Exhibition

"Mules have historically been used to carry people and supplies up the more than 300 stone steps to Oia from the harbor at Amoudi Bay. As more tourists, myself included, avail themselves of their services ethical question about this ancient practice are coming to the fore."