Category Archives: LandMark

Basilique du Sacré Cœur, Paris, France

  Benediction, originally uploaded by killy keng. With its origins in the aftermath of the French Revolution among ultra-Catholics and legitimist royalists, developed more widely in France after the Franco-Prussian War and the ensuing uprising of the Paris Commune of … Συνέχεια

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#Monastiraki sq., #Athens #Greece

Monastiraki (Greek: Μοναστηράκι, literally little monastery) is a flea market neighborhood in the old town of Athens, Greece, and is one of the principal shopping districts in Athens. The area is home to clothing boutiques, souvenir shops, and specialty stores, and is a major tourist attraction in Athens and Attica for bargain shopping. Συνέχεια

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Meteora the rocks of cosmic denial…

μετέωρο < γαλλική météore < μεσαιωνική λατινική meteora (πληθυντικός) < αρχαία ελληνική τά μετέωρα (=αστρονομικά φαινόμενα), ουδέτερο του μετέωρος Meteora the rocks of cosmic denial…

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Fingal Head, Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia

Bad is never good until worse happens., originally uploaded by Christolakis. Fingal Head was first sighted by James Cook about 17:15 EST 15–16 May 1770 (log date). The area and small town is often just called Fingal. It is located … Συνέχεια

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Shiprock, New Mexico USA

Shiprock sunrise, originally uploaded by Rozanne Hakala. Shiprock (Navajo: Tsé Bitʼaʼí, «rock with wings» or «winged rock») is a rock formation rising nearly 1,583 feet (482.5 m) above the high-desert plain on the Navajo Nation in San Juan County, New … Συνέχεια

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Monastiraki Square, Athens, Greece

Monastiraki Square, originally uploaded by Visit Greece. Athens is the historical capital of Europe, with a long history, dating from the first settlement in the Neolithic age. In the 5th Century BC (the “Golden Age of Pericles”) – the culmination … Συνέχεια

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Mount Rushmore South Dakota USA

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a sculpture carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore near Keystone, South Dakota, in the United States. Sculpted by Gutzon Borglumand later by his son Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of former United States presidents (in order from left to … Συνέχεια

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