Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Magnolia

Μανώλια στη γειτονιά των Βριλησσίων, Φεβρουάριος 2018

Sugar magnolia - Grateful Dead

Monday, February 26, 2018

Gatlinburg


Gatlinburg, Tennessee, λουλούδια παραποτάμια. Αύγουστος 2017.



Sunday, February 25, 2018

Μοσχάτο Τυρνάβου

Ένα όχι πολύ γνωστό, αλλά έξοχο θεσσαλικό ροζέ.

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Rikubetsu Symposium

Rikubetsu, Hokkaido (Japan): at the symposion of the 20th Anniversary Symposium of Rikubetsu Observatory with colleagues and friends
Drinking beer with Tsutomu Nagatsuma from the Space Environment Laboratory of the National Institute for Information and Communications Technology.


Drinking sake with Kazuo Shiokawa from the Center for International Collaborative Research of ISEE/Nagoya University.


With Yohsuke Kamide, Director of the Rikubetsu Space and Earth Science Museum, Professor Emeritus of Nagoya University and former Director of STELab.

With Hiroyuki Tsuda, photographer of the Hokkaido red aurora


Yohsuke Kamide addresses the symposiasts


Kazuo Shiokawa addresses the symposiasts




The (excellent) sake of the symposion

Sashimi and beef for the sake



Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Monday, February 19, 2018

Καλή Σαρακοστή!


Σαρακοστιανοί γίγαντες Ελλάδος σε σουπερμάρκετ του Canmore (Alberta, Καναδάς)

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Remembering our dead


Remembering our dead
Ψυχοσάββατο, μνήμη των νεκρών αγαπημένων μας
Αλεξάνδρου
Αθανασίου
Ανδρονίκης
Άννας
Κωστή






Thursday, February 8, 2018

Nagasaki izakaya



"Classic" Japanese dinner at the izakaya Syukora in Nagasaki, November 2017


Mainly sashimi ...



 ... and live crayfish
Indeed live!
Video 1

Video 2


plus excellent sake

Video 3

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Shey Palace


Visiting Shey Palace and Shey Monastery near Leh, Ladakh. July 2016.


Prayer wheels

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Long, long time ago ...


35 χρόνια πριν, στα Κύργια Δράμας ... Ντίνα, Όλγα, Λίτσα, Βενέτης, Δημήτρης, Νίκος, Φύλλης


Monday, February 5, 2018

Manholes with style in Japan

Manholes with style in Japan: Nagasaki (Kyushu)


Himeji (Honshu)

Arashiyama, Kyoto (Honshu)

Matsumoto (Honshu)


Sunday, February 4, 2018

Matsumoto desu

Announcement of the station name in style: "Matsumoto desu"! 
Only in Matsumoto!


My long-time favourite: Matsumoto-jo, the "Crow Castle", one of only 5 castles of Japan designate as National Treasure.









Friday, February 2, 2018

in the middle of nowhere ...


"Watch for pedestrians on highway" ??? 
In the middle of nowhere ... close to provincial highway 22 of Alberta, Canada



Thursday, February 1, 2018