Articles Tagged ‘Photography’

Post-Easter Pictures: The Miraculous Holy Light Arrives in Athens

Post-Easter Pictures: The Miraculous Holy Light Arrives in Athens April 25, 2011 | Events, Local Flavor | Read More
Another Easter come and gone. Athenians are using this last night of the official Easter holiday to digest generous portions of lamb and finish the last of their “Chronia Pola” phone calls. It’s sad to say goodbye to Pascha but visitors are surely going to enjoy the refreshing sight...

Photo Friday: Flisvos Marina and the Averof

Photo Friday: Flisvos Marina and the Averof November 5, 2010 | Local Flavor, Photo Friday | Read More
The afternoon was wearing on and the weather was changing, so it was time for the sailing school to put an end their open water course. They tacked their boats and pulled them into the harbor at Flisvos Marina under the watchful eye of Greece’s most formidable armored cruiser of the 20th century,...

How to Get Rich, Candid Photographs In Athens (and Live to Host the Slideshow)

How to Get Rich, Candid Photographs In Athens (and Live to Host the Slideshow) October 26, 2010 | Local Flavor, Travel Tips | Read More
APAGOREVETE. It means “forbidden.” And if I had a European nickel for every time a security guard has walked over, waggling his (or her) finger at me and said that word while I’m snapping a few harmless photographs, I could buy a kilo of Greek honey for all of the accordion players...

Photo Friday: Sunken God of the Sea in Faliro

Photo Friday: Sunken God of the Sea in Faliro July 23, 2010 | Off the Beaten Path, Photo Friday, Things to Do | Read More
The god of the sea has seen better days. Walking through the Faliro marina and Olympic complex, I came across two ships long since retired from duty. The surprise was that in the second, less godly ship, a laundry line was strung along the cabin. Someone had gone and made it their castle.