Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Meeting in Netherlands

Not far from Amsterdam, 
for a meeting of the Publications Committee of the European Geosciences Union 

Monday, September 29, 2014

Lomonosov University

The Lomonosov Moscow State University, also one of the "seven sisters" (see this and this), was inaugurated on September 1, 1953. At 240 metres tall, it was the tallest building in Europe from its completion until 1990. It is still the tallest educational building in the world.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia

 Moscow, August 2014 / © I.A. Daglis

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, one of the seven Stalinist skyscrapers built in the early 1950s - the "seven sisters".

... and a couple of pictures from October 2007 ...

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Stalinist skyscraper

Moscow, August 2014 / © I.A. Daglis

The Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building in Moscow, Russia, is one of seven Stalinist skyscrapers laid down in September 1947 and completed in 1952. The main tower has 32 levels and is 176 metres tall. From 1952 to 1964 it was the tallest residential building in the world, and was succeeded by the 180m-tall 1000 Lake Shore Plaza in Chicago, Illinois.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Divided Berlin

25 years ago: Anna at Allied Checkpoint Charlie - the famous Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin. September 1989.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Πετώντας για Όσλο

Ο Βόλος "αλλιώς"

Ζαγορά, Χορευτό και Βόλος

Λιτόχωρο και Όλυμπος

Λιτόχωρο και χαράδρα Ενιππέα

Όλυμπος: Σκολειό, Μύτικας, Στεφάνι και Οροπέδιο των Μουσών

Οι εκβολές του Αξιού

Tuesday, September 23, 2014


Lindos impressions

In the castle of Lindos ...

... and below the castle of Lindos 

Selfie with the castle of Lindos

Monday, September 22, 2014

Kitesurfing in Rhodes

A paradise spot for kitesurfing and windsurfing: cape Prasonisi, the southern-most tip of Rhodes.