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


Posted in ATHENS, CULTURAL TOURS, Greece, LandMark, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο #Monastiraki sq., #Athens #Greece

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…


Posted in ARCHITECTURE WONDERS, buildings, central Greece, CULTURAL TOURS, destination management, EUROPE, famous, god, Greece, GREEK MAINLAND, hellas, heritage, HISTORIC TOUR, interesting, ταξιδι, τουρισμός, φωτογραφίες, Δ. Κ. Γεωργαλας, Δημήτρης Γεωργαλάς, Δημήτριος Γεωργαλάς, Ευρωπη, Ελλάδα, ΟΥΝΕΣΚΟ, εκκλησια, εναλλακτικός τουρισμός, θρησκεια, θεματικός τουρισμός, LandMark, METEORA, monastery, PHOTOS, T2G, thematic tourism, thoughts, tourism, tours, traditional, travel, Travelling 2 Greece, travelling around..., travelling2GR, UNESCO heritage, video, VIDEOS, virtual tours, visit Greece, WALKING TOURS | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Meteora the rocks of cosmic denial…

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


Posted in AUSTRALIA, LandMark, new south wales, OCEANIA, PHOTOS | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Fingal Head, Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia

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


Posted in AMERICAS, DESERT, environment, environmental, LandMark, N.AMERICA, NEW MEXICO, photography, PHOTOS, travelling around..., USA | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Shiprock, New Mexico USA

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


Posted in ATHENS, ATTIKI, EUROPE, Greece, GREEK MAINLAND, LandMark, MONUMENTS, photography, travelling around... | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Monastiraki Square, Athens, Greece

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


Posted in AMERICAS, ARCHITECTURE WONDERS, LandMark, LIFE TIME, N.AMERICA, National Memorials, photography, S.Dakota, travelling around..., USA | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Mount Rushmore South Dakota USA

The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Golden peak

Golden peak, originally uploaded by Katarina 2353. The Matterhorn (German), Cervino (Italian) or Cervin (French), is a mountain in the Pennine Alps. With its 4,478 metres (14,692 ft) high summit, lying on the border between Switzerland and Italy, it is … Συνέχεια


Posted in climate change, EUROPE, LandMark, MOUNTAINS, NATURAL WONDERS., photography, PHOTOS, SWITZERLAND | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο The Matterhorn, Zermatt, Golden peak

Hong Kong – Best skyline ever

Hong Kong-Best skyline ever, originally uploaded by alessandro silipo. Today Hong Kong Harbour, or Victoria Harbour as it is properly known, is all but retired as a maritime motorway but it does remain one of Hong Kong’s major tourist attractions. … Συνέχεια


Posted in ASIA, CHINA, HONG KONG, KOWLOON, LandMark, skyline, SKYscraper, VICTORIA HARBOUR | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Hong Kong – Best skyline ever

Parlement Européen, Strasbourg – Alsace – France

Parlement Européen, originally uploaded by Jean-Michel Priaux. The European Parliament (abbreviated as Europarl or the EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU). Together with the Council of the European Union (the Council), it forms the … Συνέχεια


Posted in ALSACE, EUROPE, FRANCE, LandMark, photography, PHOTOS, politcs, urban destination | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Parlement Européen, Strasbourg – Alsace – France

Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens, Greece

Temple of Olympian Zeus, originally uploaded by Vasilis Tsikkinis. The Temple of Olympian Zeus (Greek: Ναὸς τοῦ Ὀλυμπίου Διός, Naos tou Olympiou Dios), also known as the Olympieion or Columns of the Olympian Zeus, is a colossal ruined temple in … Συνέχεια


Posted in Ancient Greek language, ATHENS, EUROPE, Greece, GREEK MAINLAND, LAND TOUR, LandMark, ruins, SACRED PLACES | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Temple of Olympian Zeus, Athens, Greece

>Castlerigg, Keswick, England, UK

> Castlerigg dawn 4, originally uploaded by bingleyman2. It was such a great mood that I think it justifies multiple images. A 5000 year old sight. Castlerigg Stone Circle (alt. Keswick Carles, Carles, Carsles or Castle-rig) near Keswick in England is one of the most visually impressive prehistoric monuments in … Συνέχεια


Posted in EUROPE, LandMark, PHOTOS, SACRED PLACES, UK, WEIRDPLACES | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο >Castlerigg, Keswick, England, UK

The "Mamma Mia" Church, Skopelos Greece

The «Mamma Mia Church», originally uploaded by Son of Groucho. The Church of John the Baptist featured in the film «Mamma Mia»: This small church became famous where scenes of the Hollywood movie «Mamma Mia» (2007) were filmed there. In … Συνέχεια


Posted in ENGLISH, Greece, ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ, LandMark, music, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο The "Mamma Mia" Church, Skopelos Greece


Democracy, originally uploaded by brexians. Democracy is a political form of government where governing power is derived from the people, either by direct referendum (direct democracy) or by means of elected representatives of the people (representative democracy). The term comes … Συνέχεια


Posted in Athenian Democracy, ATHENS, CULTURAL TOURS, dedicated, Democracy, ENGLISH, events, Greece, Greek history, Greek philosophy, HISTORIC TOUR, history, ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΑ, LandMark, opinions, personal thoughts, PHOTOS, politics, SOCIAL.URBAN, SPECIAL EVENT, thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Democracy

the Hellenic Parliament

the Hellenic Parliament, originally uploaded by brexians. The Hellenic Parliament (Greek: Βουλή των Ελλήνων; transliterated Vouli (also Boule) ton Ellinon) is the Parliament of Greece, located in the Parliament House (Old Royal Palace), overlooking Syntagma Square in Athens, Greece. It … Συνέχεια


Posted in LandMark | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο the Hellenic Parliament

Downtown, Dallas, Texas, USA

Downtown, Dallas, Texas, originally uploaded by MsLitello. Dallas (pronounced /ˈdæləs/) is the third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States. As of June 22, 2010 the population of Dallas was at 1.3 million according to the US … Συνέχεια


Posted in ENGLISH, LandMark, PHOTOS, urbanism, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Downtown, Dallas, Texas, USA

Tower bridge, London UK

Tower bridge, originally uploaded by brunoat. movable bridge of the double-leaf bascule (drawbridge) type that spans the River Thames between the Greater London boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Southwark. It is a distinct landmark that aesthetically complements the Tower of … Συνέχεια


Posted in LandMark, PHOTOS, UK | Tagged , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Tower bridge, London UK

Fort St Angelo, Birgu, Malta.

Fort, originally uploaded by sharkbait. Fort St Angelo is a large fortification in Birgu, Malta. The date of its original construction is unknown and may date back to Roman times. It certainly existed in the early medieval period. The remains … Συνέχεια


Posted in HISTORIC TOUR, LandMark, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Fort St Angelo, Birgu, Malta.

The Eiffel Tower Lit Up

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } The Eiffel Tower Lit Up, originally uploaded by Jim Boud. From Wikipedia: The Eiffel Tower (French: Tour Eiffel, [tuʁ … Συνέχεια


Posted in EIFFEL TOWER, EUROPE, FRANCE, LandMark, LIFE TIME, NIGHT LIFE, PARIS, PHOTOS | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο The Eiffel Tower Lit Up

Devil’s Tower National Monument, Wyoming, USA

Devil’s Tower National Monument, Wyoming (Photo by Tony Wear), originally uploaded by awaydotcom. The First 50 Years In 1956, Devils Tower National Monument celebrated its 50th birthday. A Park Service historian used that occasion to record a history of Devils … Συνέχεια


Posted in LandMark, PHOTOS, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Devil’s Tower National Monument, Wyoming, USA