Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Saturday, December 27, 2014
|801_7689 [Panthera leo bleyenberghi]|
|CCC_9702 [Panthera leo bleyenberghi]|
Did you know that:
- The roar of the lion can be heard as far as 5km away helping to demarcate territory?
- They sleep at least 20 hours a day?
- Females can reach a weight of 190 kilos, while males can reach 225?
Friday, December 12, 2014
|801_5921 [The "Park of Souls" under the whirling stars]|
The "Park of Souls" is a composition of human figures sculpted on logs of burnt trees by the artist Spyros Dasiotis.
It stands on Mt. Parnitha at a height of 1018 m opposite a deserted sanatorium which had been the artist's key source of inspiration for the park.
It was inaugurated on Oct. 20, 2012
Photographed on Mt. Parnitha on July 27, 2014
[See also here.]
Sunday, December 7, 2014
A monument of the Hellenistic times (323-30 BC) standing on the Propylaea of the Acropolis.
It was built in honor of the Roman general and statesman Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (lived 63-12 BC), a friend of Caesar Augustus.
Photographed in Athens on April 26, 2014