Upside down the trees

On the small lake, trees are upside down so heaven is where earth is.

  • Aperture: ƒ/7.1
  • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
  • Taken: 1 May, 2017
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  • ISO: 80
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” Earth’s Magnetic North”

“North Pole” a giant magnetic rock,
surrounded by vortex, five hundred miles across…

~ Mercator to Dee, 1555

Kalamiotissa Monastery, Anafi

Popular hiking destination of Anafi island, the Kalamiotissa Monastery is a small chapel seated on top of Mt Kalamos, 460m above the sea.

  • Aperture: ƒ/2.2
  • Camera: iPhone 6s
  • Taken: 22 June, 2017
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  • ISO: 25
  • Shutter speed: 1/4525s

I would like to be here

Myrtos, one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe; Is located in the Ionian island of Kefalonia, Greece, and is a sandy bay and white bowls, bathed by a wonderful transparent water.

  • Aperture: ƒ/8
  • Camera: PENTAX K-m
  • Taken: 6 September, 2011
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  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/250s

All aboard!

Historic Union Station, Chicago, Illinois.
Home to millions of train travelers for decades.
Unprecedented architectural detail make waiting sheer delightful.
“All Aboard “!

  • Aperture: ƒ/2.4
  • Camera: iPad
  • Taken: 27 May, 2017
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  • ISO: 64
  • Shutter speed: 1/40s

Robevi family house

The Robevi House is a famous and historic building in Ohrid, Macedonia. It was built in its current state in 1863–1864 by Todor Petkov from a village Gari near Debar. Today the house is a protected cultural monument and belongs to the Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments and National Museum. read more

A view to wake up to…

Looking north across False Bay towards Muizenberg from Simon’s Town

Pirgaki’s juniper

The Pirgaki beach, in the south of Naxos Island, Greece, is almost always deserted or at most with very few people. Behind the beach, on fine sand dunes, you can see old junipers trees with twisted trunk, shadowing under the Aegean sun.

St. Klement and Panteleimon at Plaoshnik – OHRID

The church was built by St.Clement in 893 year on the foundation of an early Christian basilica, and dedicated to St.Panteleimon. It was here that the Ohrid Literary School, a center of Slavonic literary and cultural activity where it was educated more than 3,500 disciples.
St. Clement was buried in this monastery, in the tomb which was built by his own hands.
On Plaoshnik has been discovered the baptistery of the five aisle basilica with hooked crosses (swastikas) on the mosaic floors which date from the period between 4th and 6th century. It is assumed that this early Christian basilica at Plaoshnik upon which the Kliment’s monastery was built in the 9th century, was dedicated to St. Paul, the apostle. In Lichnid (present day Ohrid), the apostle Paul preached Christianity in the 1st century. read more

Ancient Theater – OHRID

The Ancient theater of Ohrid of the Hellenistic period is located in Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia. It was built in 200 BC and is the only Hellenistic-type. The open theater has a perfect location: the two hills that surround it keep it protected from winds that could interfere with acoustics during performances.
Since the late 1980 s, the theater is again a site of public performances, such as plays, concerts, operas, ballet performances. Recently, high-profile cultural performances such as those by the Bolshoi and José Carreras take place each summer as part of the Ohrid Summer Festival. read more