Blog launched: Sept 1, 2010

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Burj Al Arab

IMG_6084 [Burj Al Arab]
 A hotel in Dubai that according to Wikipedia "it is considered the third tallest building in the world" and according to its owners it is “repeatedly voted the world’s most luxurious hotel”.

Sorry, no reservations possible through our blog. Please visit their own website. Thank you.

_MG_5879 [Burj Al Arab]

_MG_5885 [Burj Al Arab]

Photographed in Dubai on November 20 and 23, 2007

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Biarum tenuifolium ssp. abbreviatum

802_7108 [Biarum tenuifolium ssp.abbreviatum]

Photographed on Philopappou Hill in Athens on October 10, 2016

_8017756 HDR5 [Biarum tenuifolium ssp.abbreviatum

Photographed on Philopappou in Athens on October 03, 2014

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Shooting smoke for fun!

802_7070 [smoke]

802_7087 [Smoke]

Looking at the second picture, I think I can see a dancing ghost having a man’s head and a woman’s delicate right arm raised. On his/her left I’m almost sure I can see a dolphin.

Are they actually there or am I hallucinating?!?!? [No drugs involved! I swear!!!]

Both photographed in Holargos on October 06, 2016

Saturday, October 15, 2016

The Academy of Athens: A slide show

[The Academy of Athens]

A slide show featuring the Academy of Athens: a marble neoclassical building (1885) that is considered one of the major landmarks of the city and - according to international experts - one of the most exquisite neoclassical buildings worldwide.

Duration 8' 39"

You are recommended to watch it in full screen.

Photographs taken in 2015-2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Sternbergia lutea

_8021972 [Sternbergia lutea]
Photographed on Mt. Hymittos on October 6, 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Full moon over The Temple of Poseidon

802_6659 F-2 [Full moon over the Temple of Poseidon]

 Photographed at Sounio on August 18, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Colchicum sfikasianum

802_6932 [Colchicum sfikasianum]

Photographed on Mt. Hymittos on September 27, 2016


Sunday, October 2, 2016