Tag: greece

Nov 10, 2016

Artist Completely Transforms Intersection with Incredible Owl Mural

Artist Completely Transforms Intersection with Incredible Owl Mural

Street artist WD just completed this owl mural in Athens, Greece for the “Petit Paris d’Athènes Art Festival”

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May 2, 2016

2200-Year-Old Mosaic that Says “Be Cheerful, Live Your Life” Found in Turkey

2200-Year-Old  Mosaic that Says “Be Cheerful, Live Your Life” Found in Turkey

A rare ‘skeleton mosaic’ from 3rd century BC discovered in Turkey’s southern province of Hatay in the ancient Greek city of Antiocheia

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Oct 16, 2015

Parkour in Santorini, Greece

Parkour in Santorini, Greece

Watch Kamil Tobiasz freerun across the rooftops of Santorini, Greece.

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Nov 25, 2014

Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City

Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City

Three new mosaics were recently discovered in the ancient Greek city of Zeugma, which is located in the present-day province of Gaziantep in southern Turkey. The incredibly well-preserved mosaics date back to 2nd century BC. Zeugma was considered one of the most important centers of the Eastern Roman Empire and the ancient city has…

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Jul 18, 2013

Picture of the Day: Big Ship in a Tiny Canal

Picture of the Day: Big Ship in a Tiny Canal

BIG SHIP IN A TINY CANAL Photograph by coolmonfrere on Flickr The Corinth Canal connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnesian peninsula from the Greek mainland. The builders dug the canal through the Isthmus…

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Jul 6, 2013

Picture of the Day: Shipwreck Beach

Picture of the Day: Shipwreck Beach

SHIPWRECK BEACH Photograph by Robert Wallace Located on the coast of Zakynthos, Greece is Navagio (Shipwreck) Beach, an exposed cove often referred to as Smugglers Cove. The story goes that in 1980 Greek authorities discovered a boat suspected of smuggling contraband. The chase was on. During the pursuit and inclement weather, the…

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Jun 25, 2013

Picture of the Day: Sunset in Santorini

Picture of the Day: Sunset in Santorini

SUNSET IN SANTORINI Photograph by PEDRO SZEKELY on Flickr In this stunning capture by Pedro Szekely, we see the sun setting over the picturesque town of Oia, Greece. Oia, which is pronounced “EE-ah” and not “OY-ah”, is a small town and former community in the South Aegean on the islands of Thira…

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