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Athenian Hadrian's Arch is at the end of the Dionysiou Aeropagitou street near Acropolis, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Zappeion and National Gardens.
Athenian Temple of Olympian Zeus is at the end of the Dionysiou Aeropagitou street near Hadrian's Arch, Acropolis, Zappeion and National Gardens.
The Olympic Panathenaic stadium in Athens is located near the Zappeion conference centre, Hadrian's arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus and National Gardens.
Filipappou hill with a monument at the top is just opposite Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece. The hill is a nice park to walk around offering beautiful viewpoints of the city.
Vlkolínec is a small village located in the centre of Slovakia near Ružomberok. It is a so-called skanzen - a settlement of 45 historical buildings,
Syntagma, the Constitution square is the main square in Athens with the houses of Parliament, most expensive hotels and a a transport hub.
The best views of Athens are from the hill of wolves - Lycabettus. You can see the historical centre with all major sights such as Acropolis, Panthenaic stadium or Hadrian's Arch, and if the weather is good, also the port of Pireus.
Agora on the Aeropagus hill in Athens was the administrative, political, commercial and social hub in the 6th century BC until it was destroyed in 267 AD.
Since I learnt how to draw, I try to draw or paint often. I prefer colorful drawings, but I also like the dramatic black-and-white look of a pencil or charcoal sketches.
A selection of my aquarelle / watercolor paintings made in 2016.
This long oil and gas tanker traffic jam is off the coast of Fujairah emirate, near the Strait of Hormuz. Driving along the road from Dibba to Fujairah, we stopped to admire a very old mosque and a fortress in Biddiyah, when I saw this line of tankers on the sea. I could not stop watching and counting the vessels.
I can't help myself. I keep staring at this photo taken by my dad on the river shore in Piestany (Slovakia) on 1st March 2017. The setting sun made the hills look golden and the dark clouds and its reflection in the river give the picture a magical feeling.
Since I learnt how to draw, I try to draw or paint often. I like colorful drawings and especially drawings with bold colours of dry pastel. Here is a selection of my pastel drawings and rough sketches from 2016.
When I visited Cuba in October 2016, I also took colored pencils and my sketchbook with me. And as I expected, the island offered me plenty of ideas for my creative side. Here is a selection of sketches I made on the way.
After the news of Fidel Castro passing away, I cannot resist not to publish this impromptu blog post. I am not going to write about the history and his biography. You can now find a lot of articles related to all this in the media.
What do you know about Cuba? That was my first question after deciding on my next trip destination. Now after my return back I have to admit, I knew a little about this beautiful island between the Atlantic ocean and Caribbean. I knew Havana is the capital city, people speak Spanish,
This year, the Christmas festive season has again come earlier than last year. I was quite surprised during my most recent visit to Vienna on 12 November to discover the Christmas market in front of the municipality (Rathausplatz) is already on.
During "Tour de Liptov, Orava and Tatry" Hrabovo, a settlement on the foot of Malino Brdo mountain was our base and we also went to the top of the hill.
Here is the "break-your-tongue" itinerary for three days in northern Slovakia. I hope the Slovak tongue-twister location names will not set you back, the region is beautiful and worth visiting. Especially if you are into hiking, mountains, nature, history and wellness.
The Swiss city of Geneva is cramped in between lake Leman and the Alps, near the border with France. It is such a naturally constrained space, that the city cannot grow larger anymore.
Masdar City is a few minutes drive from the international airport in Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates. If you are interested in energy and sustainable future, then the place is worth visiting also while on a few hours stopover on Abu Dhabi airport.