Tag Archives: SACRED PLACES

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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Montserrat mountain Catalonia, Spain

Impressive sky on Montserrat, originally uploaded by Reinante El Pintor de Fuego. Montserrat is a mountain near Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. It well known as the site of the Benedictine abbey, Santa Maria de Montserrat, which hosts the Virgin of … Συνέχεια

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Posted in Catalonia, ENGLISH, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Montserrat mountain Catalonia, Spain

Exploring Greece’s Ancient Past: Delphi, Epidavros, and Mycenae

Epidavros’ theater is the finest and best-preserved of all of Greece’s ancient theaters – and that’s saying something in a country with 132 of them. (photo credit: Cameron Hewitt At Delphi’s theater, singer-songwriters from all over the Greek-speaking world would … Συνέχεια

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Posted in Greece | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Exploring Greece’s Ancient Past: Delphi, Epidavros, and Mycenae

From Istanbul to Alexandria, travel in the footsteps of Alexander The Great

By Peter Mckay  The Irish actor Colin Farrell’s portrayal of Alexander the Great in Oliver Stone’s 2004 Hollywood blockbuster Alexander was unsatisfactory from a purist’s point of view. His career  –  conquering three continents by the time he died,….. Great expectations: … Συνέχεια

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Posted in Greece, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο From Istanbul to Alexandria, travel in the footsteps of Alexander The Great

Tanah Lot Temple, Indonesia, Bali

Tanah Lot Temple, originally uploaded by tropicaLiving. Tanah Lot is a rock formation off the Indonesian island of Bali. It is home of a pilgrimage temple, the Pura Tanah Lot (literally «Tanah Lot temple») and a popular tourist and cultural … Συνέχεια

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Tagged , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Tanah Lot Temple, Indonesia, Bali

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming (Photo by Razi Gaskari), originally uploaded by awaydotcom. Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park located in northwestern Wyoming, south of Yellowstone National Park. The park is named after the Grand Teton, … Συνέχεια

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Posted in PHOTOS, USA | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA

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

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

Monastery of Roussanou | Meteora, Greece

The Holy Monastery of Roussanou | Meteora, originally uploaded by P•A•U•L | Photography. The Metéora (Greek: Μετέωρα, «suspended rocks», «suspended in the air» or «in the heavens above») is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox … Συνέχεια

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Become Olympian

Become Olympian «A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.» — Lao Tzu Copyright © Demetrios the Traveler

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Posted in Greece, LandMark, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Become Olympian

bridge to Vatican, Rome, Italy

bridge to Vatican in HDR, originally uploaded by monsteratu. Vatican City, officially the State of the Vatican City (Italian: Stato della Città del Vaticano, pronounced is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city … Συνέχεια

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Posted in agnosticism, atheism, freemasonry, HISTORIC TOUR, history, Italy, LandMark, photography, PHOTOS, politics, religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο bridge to Vatican, Rome, Italy

St Agnes Clift Tops, Cornwal, UK

St Agnes Clift Tops, originally uploaded by Bob.Bee. St Agnes (Cornish Breanek) is a village and a parish on the north coast of Cornwall, England. It is in the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage Site, and lies … Συνέχεια

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Posted in PHOTOS, UK | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο St Agnes Clift Tops, Cornwal, UK

Mont St. Michel, France

Mont St. Michel, originally uploaded by no.zomi. Mont-Saint-Michel is a 1-ha (3-acre) rocky islet topped by a famous Gothic abbey, 1.6 km (1 mi) off the coast of Normandy in northwest France in the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel in the English … Συνέχεια

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Posted in CULTURAL TOURS, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Mont St. Michel, France

Ruins of the Carmo Convent, Lisbon, Portugal

Ruins of the Carmo Convent, originally uploaded by ! . © Angela Lobefaro . !. The Carmo Convent (Portuguese: Convento da Ordem do Carmo) is a monument located in the city of Lisbon, in Portugal. The mediaeval convent was ruined … Συνέχεια

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Posted in CULTURAL TOURS, photography, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Ruins of the Carmo Convent, Lisbon, Portugal

Sf. Nicholas, Brasov – Romania

Sf. Nicholas, originally uploaded by 23gxg. Braşov (Romanian pronunciation: [braˈʃov]; German: Kronstadt; Hungarian: Brassó; Medieval Latin: Brassovia or Corona; 1950-1960: Oraşul Stalin) is a city in Romania and the capital of Braşov County, with a population of 284,596, according to … Συνέχεια

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Posted in HISTORIC TOUR, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Sf. Nicholas, Brasov – Romania

Ghazanchetsots Cathedral, Shushi, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

IMG_0378, originally uploaded by raffikojian. Ghazanchetsots Cathedral (Armenian: Սուրբ Ամենափրկիչ Ղազանչեցոց Եկեղեցի), also known as the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Shushi Cathedral, is an Armenian church located in Shushi, Nagorno-Karabakh. It was built between 1868 and 1887 … Συνέχεια

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Posted in HISTORIC TOUR, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Ghazanchetsots Cathedral, Shushi, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

Basilica del Pilar,@ River "Ebro", Zaragoza. Spain,

Basilica del Pilar, sunset, originally uploaded by Paulo Brandão. The Basilica-Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar (in Spanish Catedral-Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar) is a Roman Catholic church in the city of Zaragoza, Aragon in Spain. The Basilica … Συνέχεια

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Posted in CULTURAL TOURS, HISTORIC TOUR, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Basilica del Pilar,@ River "Ebro", Zaragoza. Spain,

Iglesia de San Marcos-León, Spain

Iglesia de San Marcos-León, originally uploaded by davizoom. The convent of San Marcos in León, Spain, currently a luxury parador hotel, also contains a consecrated church and museum, and is one of the most important monuments of the Renaissance in … Συνέχεια

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Posted in HISTORIC TOUR, PHOTOS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Δεν επιτρέπεται σχολιασμός στο Iglesia de San Marcos-León, Spain

Mount Fuji Japan

Mount Fuji is an attractive volcanic cone and a frequent subject of Japanese art. Among the most renowned works are Hokusai‘s 36 Views of Mount Fuji and his One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji. The mountain is mentioned in Japanese … Συνέχεια

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St Paul’s cathedral – London UK

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } St Paul’s cathedral – London, originally uploaded by Roy McGrail (krm gib). St Paul’s Cathedral in London from the … Συνέχεια

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Sunset on Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy France

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; }.flickr-yourcomment { }.flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; }.flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Sunset on Mont Saint-Michel, originally uploaded by jiquem. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Mont-Saint-Michel) «A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a … Συνέχεια

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