Columns of the temple of Zeus

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Today I’m going to show you another monument from an unusual angle: the colossal columns of the temple of Olympian Zeus (17.25m / 56.6 ft), normally tower above trees and buildings. In this picture two of them seem lost among … Continue reading


The hanging gardens of Athens

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Everyone who’s been to the Acropolis can testify that modern Athens looks like a vast concrete expanse covered by nothing else but buildings, packed closely together. Green spaces are few, small and far between: a mere 2 m2 per person, as opposed … Continue reading