Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Cassini medal to Stamatios Krimigis

Citing Academician Stamatios M. Krimigis at the award ceremony of the Jean Dominique Cassini Medal of the European Geosciences Union. The Cassini medal was awarded to Stamatios Krimigis for his key discoveries and his seminal contributions in solar, interplanetary, magnetospheric and planetary physics, his leadership in the design and implementation of new experiments and new space science missions and his pivotal role in space science policy.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Monday, April 28, 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Nara schoolgirls

Japanese schoolgirls practicing English with gaijin at the Nara Todai-ji temple.

Friday, April 25, 2014


The old ladder in the April garden
Η παλιά σκάλα στον ανοιξιάτικο κήπο

Thursday, April 24, 2014


Bruder am Grill ...
Ο αδερφός ο Στάθης ψήνει δραμινό εκλεκτό λουκάνικο

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Μεσοκόρυφο Δράμας

Ανοιξιάτικη βόλτα με τον Στάθη κοντά στο Μεσοκόρυφο (πάλαι ποτέ Κέτσιλικ) Δράμας 

Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Στο ποταμάκι της Πεντέλης. Πάσχα 2014. 

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Easter with dad

Preparing the "ovelias" (lamb on the spit) with my dad, Easter 2007.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

SFPD bike

SFPD Harley-Davidson, close to Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf.
San Francisco, August 2009. 

William Harley and Arthur Davidson 1914

Thursday, April 17, 2014

In the streets of San Francisco II

Sightseeing by cable car - Alcatraz in the background and lots of "bay windows", San Francisco, December 2013

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Η υψηλή αισθητική της ιαπωνικής γαστρονομίας

Κεραμικά σκεύη υψηλής αισθητικής 
σε μια ταπεινή ταβέρνα του Ματσουμότο (Ιαπωνία)

Monday, April 14, 2014

Stunning Colours

Absolutely stunning colours in a garden 
in Arashiyama - a suburb of Kyoto (Japan), November 2013

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Kiyomizu temple

 Famous Kiyomizu-dera (= Buddhist temple) overlooking Kyoto - 
very popular with Japanese and gaijin alike

Saturday, April 12, 2014

The Black Castle

The Black Castle of Matsumoto, Nagano (Japan), with the Red Bridge

Friday, April 11, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014


Kitsune (fox) statue at the Fushimi Inari temple near Kyoto.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Japanese style

Couple in traditional Japanese attire, visiting the Fushimi Inari temple near Kyoto.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Autumn in Tofuku-ji

Autumn foliage in the garden of the Tofuku-ji temple in Kyoto. November 2013.