Epidaurus Temple of Asclepius.

Epidaurus is located at a distance of 50 kilometers from Mycenae. In this city the healer and doctor Asclepius was born.We enter the city. The first impression, as if we arrived at a sanatorium – fresh air, coniferous trees, paths, parks. The city is surrounded by mountains. Instead of the planned 5 hours in Epidaurus,Continue reading “Epidaurus Temple of Asclepius.”

Delphi. Temple of Apollo. Temple of Athena.

The road from Athens to Delphi goes between the mountains. Clouds hang over the mountains and there are vertical white columns of steam. We overcome the distance of 240 kilometers on a rented mini Van in 3 hours. In the ancient world, every self-respecting person came to Delphi. In past times, works of art andContinue reading “Delphi. Temple of Apollo. Temple of Athena.”

Villa Winter. Secrets of the Wehrmacht.Jandia Peninsula. Fuerteventura island.

On the southernmost point of Fuerteventura, which belongs to the Canary Islands, in a place protected by cliffs on the one hand, and on the other hand, open always to the calm ocean, is the estate of Winter. The house was built in the 40th year of the 20th century. More accurate information could notContinue reading “Villa Winter. Secrets of the Wehrmacht.Jandia Peninsula. Fuerteventura island.”

Black and white spots of Fuerteventura.

The Canary Islands group includes 7 large islands and several small ones. The Canary Islands are the remains of the continent of Atlantis, which went under water many thousands of years ago. So there were circumstances that I get to the island of Fuerteventura. It is 100 km from the coast of Africa. We settledContinue reading “Black and white spots of Fuerteventura.”

Stone Lions and Sphinxes in Madrid.

In Madrid, I see stone lions everywhere. In Cibeles Square, surrounded by a protective water wall of the fountain, the goddess Cybele rides in a chariot drawn by mighty stone lions. This is to her stone feet applied Madrid football players, observing the ritual for victory. I have long wanted to see this work ofContinue reading “Stone Lions and Sphinxes in Madrid.”

Montserrat is the heart of Catalonia.

Angels sawed the local mountains with a gold saw. Unusual mountains turned out in the form of Figures made of stone. From a local legend       I see vivid images of the processes of angelic creativity, which resulted in a fabulous small mountain range 50 kilometers from Barcelona. There was a seabed here inContinue reading “Montserrat is the heart of Catalonia.”

Tarragona is the capital of the Roman province of Tarracon Spain.

Nice city on the Mediterranean coast. Was there a drop of the greatness of the Roman Empire? We leave for Tarragona on the day of all saints on November 1. In the old part of the city on the seashore is a Roman amphitheater. One side of it is built of rock. There were gladiatorialContinue reading “Tarragona is the capital of the Roman province of Tarracon Spain.”

Poblet is a monastery where Aragonese kings and queens sleep. Spain.

I open the massive door to the temple and hear loud organ music. My legs begin to walk at a certain pace, set by the sounding organ. A knight wakes up in me. And this is not just a game of knight, but really – confidence, readiness for battle, fearlessness. The sword hanging on theContinue reading “Poblet is a monastery where Aragonese kings and queens sleep. Spain.”