Athens - Like a shadow play
Saturday, 10 June 2017
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He trains pigeons so they can fly 1,000 meters high and he gets sad when they are attacked by hawks. He feels sorry, but he can understand hawks need to survive too.
The "Stavros Niarhos" Cultural Center enchants numerous visitors. The "heart" of the center is the amazing building of architect Renzo Piano. The complex is surrounded by a huge garden and a water canal for sailboats.
Instead of leaving Greece in to work abroad they founded a business in their homeland. They are successful and they don’t wallow in self pity. It’s like they’re living in a different country and not crisis struck, depressed Greece.
A village which is "nailed" upon the vertical rock of the volcano’s crater. The settlement is traditional and building arbitrariness is strictly forbidden.
A grandiose Greek school decorated with amazing works of art, which was the target of an attack during the anti-Greek episodes of 1955.
The image of the armoured soldiers into the islet's voluminous vegetation is impressive. They jokingly tell each other: "Let's go on patrol in Vietnam".
The Easter Eve Mass in the Greek Church of St. Mary of Blachernae is quite an authentic experience.
After Lavrio was de-industrialized, the factories were left abandoned. However, this picture of destruction, created over time, is unexpectedly attractive.
Winter is harsh in the villages of Arcadian Mount Mainalon. The dense forests of firs sigh by the weight of the snow and the sceneries are alpic. These villages during almost all winter are covered by deep clouds.
Every afternoon, crowds from every corner of the earth are gathered at Oia in order to enjoy the sunset in the Aegean sea.