Friday, February 28, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 2014


Seagulls taking off on human approach, Ocean Beach, San Francisco (California), December 2013

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

RIP Paco de Lucia

World-renowned Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucia, aged 66, has died of a heart attack in Mexico. Rest in Peace Paco.

Monday, February 24, 2014

The Gripman

Selfies on cable car, with the gripman (i.e. the driver!) giving directions to lady passenger.
San Francisco, December 2013 

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Christmas cable car

Cable car with Christmas ornaments on Taylor Street, 
San Francisco (California), December 2013

Saturday, February 22, 2014


Remembering the dead


Αλεξάνδρου, Αθανασίου
Ιωάννη, Ευσταθίου, Δέσποινας, Άννας, Ανδρονίκης
Κωστή, Ιωάννη, Νίκου, Αποστόλη, Μαρίας
Ζαχαρία, Θεοδώρας, Κατίνας, Δήμητρας, Φωτίου, Δημήτρη, Φωτίου
Νίκου, Μανώλη, Παϊσίου, Γιώργου
Θεοδώρου, Δημήτρη, Πηνελόπης, Αντωνίου, Νίκου, Ανδρέα

Μαθηματική Εταιρεία

22 Φεβρουαρίου 2009 στη Μεγάλη Αίθουσα Τελετών του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών: 
Βράβευση αριστευσάντων του διαγωνισμού της Μαθηματικής Εταιρείας
Ανάμεσά τους ο Θανάσης μας

Θανάσης και Αλέξανδρος

Friday, February 21, 2014

Thursday, February 20, 2014


Reminder to AGU conference participants. San Francisco, December 2013.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Mir - Мир

19 February 1986: Launch of space station Mir. 
Mir operated until March 2001.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Tsukiji - the biggest fish and seafood market in the world

 Με τον Θανάση στο Τσουκίτζι - τη μεγαλύτερη ψαραγορά του κόσμου. 
Πού αλλού; Στο Τόκυο...

Monday, February 17, 2014

Shibuya scramble crossing

At one of the world's most heavily used pedestrian scrambles, at Hachikō Square in Shibuya, Tokyo, November 2013. 
Χάνει η μάνα το παιδί και το παιδί τη μάνα ...

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Drinks in Japan

Drinks in vending machine in Kyoto, Japan: Coke, Fanta Grape (!!), Minute Maid Pink Grapefruit ...

... but also Chivas Regal whisky! Whisky in a vending machine ... in Scandinavia or USA simply unthinkable.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Η φτήνια τρώει τον παρά

Τζάμπα πράμα: ό,τι πάρεις 100 (γιεν) - σε δρομάκι της Αρασιγιάμα, έξω από το Κυότο.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Ιαπωνική σουβλακερί

Υπαίθρια σουβλακερί στο Τόκυο
Japanese souvlaki
Souvlaki japonais

Thursday, February 13, 2014

ESA Space Astronomy Centre

At the Space Astronomy Centre of the European Space Agency (ESA) close to Madrid (Spain)

A spanish oak, the model of the ISO spacecraft and the castle of Villafranca in the background.

Portrait with a 1:1 model of the SOHO spacecraft

With the VIL-2 15-m S-band antenna of ESAC.

Live videoconference with ESA/ESTEC

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

In Toledo - El Greco

In Toledo. 400 years from the death of Domenikos Theotokopoulos, aka El Greco - The Greek