Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Reflections from a city


Greece embracing Lord Byron

Lycabettus Hill

A curious blend: the reflection of the Academy of Athens on the surface of a modern building opposite

A small view of Athens on a cloudy day

24 comments:

  1. Lovely reflections Monika and a great view of Athens.

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  2. Schöne Reflektionen, liebe Monika. Athen sieht sehr "zugebaut" aus.
    LG Sabine

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  3. Liebe Sabine..
    Sehr gut bemerkt! Bald wird die Stadt "platzen" wie ein Ballon!!

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  4. I think I would look at a parallel world. One as beautiful as the real Greece.
    Excellent photos!

    Greetings, Carmen

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  5. the staue of lord byron is really magnificent as are your photos.
    i loved seeing athens and its great views.

    great captures, my dearest!

    big hugs!

    xx

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  6. Tolle Fotografien, vor allem die in den Fenstern fotografiert. Kommt superklasse rueber.

    Liebe Nachtgruessle

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  7. Wunderbare Fotografie. Nach langer Zeit haben sie die Scheiben wieder repariert und Athena ist wieder "heile", mal sehen wann es die Stadt, das Land wird.

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  8. People often talk about a mixture of the old and the new in a city. In the case of Athens, it is a mixture of the ancient and the new. Good work, Monika.

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  9. You talented eye pleases us and gives us thoughts we take with us. . . . Thank you



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  10. Love the reflections and the capture you have here of Athens.

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  11. amazing reflections. Have a great week. Greetings from Romania

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  12. Modern und alte Geschichte, schöne Fotos, Byron interessantes Leben, sein Engagements für die Unabhängigkeitsbewegung, schönes Denkmal, ich beschäftige mich z.Z. mit den Griechischen 7 Inseln.

    liebe Grüße von Jasmin

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  13. Η όψη της σύγχρονης Αθήνας με πληγώνει παρόλο που έχει κρυμμένες ομορφιές!
    Πάντως όπως πάντα οι φωτογραφίες σου όπως πάντα αποκαλυπτικές!

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  14. These are great reflections, and I love the view of Athens.

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  15. Wonderful images... the statue of Byron is amazing.

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    Very nice posting, I love this blog so much ^_^

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  17. Bravo Monika .. lovely photos !

    Yes .. we ALL embrace Lord Byron ..

    Maid of Athens, ere we part (1809)-

    Maid of Athens, ere we part,
    Give, oh, give back my heart!
    Or, since that has left my breast,
    Keep it now, and take the rest!
    Hear my vow before I go,
    Zoe mou sas agapo.

    By those tresses unconfined,
    Wooed by each Aegean wind;
    By those lids whose jetty fringe
    Kiss thy soft cheeks' blooming tinge;
    By those wild eyes like the roe,
    Zoe mou sas agapo.

    By that lip I long to taste;
    By that zone-encircled waist;
    By all the token-flowers
    that tell What words can never speak so well;
    By love's alternate joy and woe,
    Zoe mou sas agapo.

    Maid of Athens! I am gone:
    Think of me, sweet! when alone.
    Though I fly to Istambol,
    Athens holds my heart and soul:
    Can I cease to love thee?
    Zoe mou sas agapo.

    PS. Zoe mou sas agapo ==> I love you my Zoe (What a gentle way to express his pure love to the beautiful maid of Athens ..)

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  18. Good thoughts, beautiful urban photos. Abraço

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  19. °♪¸.♫♫♪
    Olá!
    Atenas é especial... será sempre maravilhosa.
    Boa semana!
    Beijinhos.
    Brasil
    ❤♪¸.•°`♡

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  20. Great pictures! Italy is my dream place to visit!

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  21. Reflections from a city in turmoil...

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