Athens. Acropolis. Temple of Zeus. Temple of Hephaestus.

On the day of our arrival in Athens, there was heavy rain, thunder and lightning flashed. Five large lightning bolts and such thunder were noticed that cars shook with people. Lightning hit the Acropolis in a guard house. Four people were taken to the hospital. Acropolis closed. The work of the archaeological site of theContinue reading “Athens. Acropolis. Temple of Zeus. Temple of Hephaestus.”

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.”