This is not just another viral videoclip; it was filmed by volunteers and shows people dancing in various corners of the world, in an endeavor to convey a message of love and brotherhood. Besides its positive message, there is another reason … Continue reading →
On a wall in Gazi, Athens, the face of Albert Einstein mingles with that of Constantine Karatheodory, in a mural by the prolific Greek graffiti artist INO. Who is the man sharing the mural with the father of modern physics? … Continue reading →
As the sun of this year slowly sets, allow me all to thank you for sharing your journey with me. I wish you a wonderful new year filled with abundance and joy. May it bring health and happiness to you … Continue reading →
I’ve already posted photos of the Lego model of the Acropolis, currently in the New Acropolis Museum (here and here). Ever since it was installed, on the Museum’s second floor, I’ve always included it in my tours, especially when I … Continue reading →
A few days ago, the British Museum loaned one of the Parthenon Sculptures (aka the Elgin Marbles) to the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. . Much has been written (by myself too) about the legitimacy of loaning the item, … Continue reading →
The weather was unusual yesterday. Though Athenian born and bred, I had never seen anything like the fog that covered the sea south of Athens a little before sundown. By sunset, the southern suburbs were swimming in a sea of … Continue reading →
I’ve been to Naxos countless times and yet I always find there something new and refreshingly interesting. This is a photo of a marble quarry. The sundial-like grooves on the rocks are traces left by the quarrying drills.
Today’s picture is in honor of the Greek War of Independence, celebrated throughout Greece on March 25th. The picture belongs to a series of paintings (and other works of art) inspired by the war, which broke out in 1821. More … Continue reading →