General view of sanctuary of Demeter and Kore and the Telesterion center for the Eleusinian Mysteries © flickr.com – Carole Raddato/cc-by-sa-2.0

Sunday, 19 September 2021 - 03:28 pm (CET/MEZ) Berlin | Author/Destination:
Category/Kategorie:

General view of sanctuary of Demeter and Kore and the Telesterion center for the Eleusinian Mysteries © flickr.com - Carole Raddato/cc-by-sa-2.0

General view of sanctuary of Demeter and Kore and the Telesterion center for the Eleusinian Mysteries © flickr.com – Carole Raddato/cc-by-sa-2.0


Recommended posts:

    None Found

Theme Week Saudi Arabia - Ta'if

Theme Week Saudi Arabia - Ta'if

[caption id="attachment_166036" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Historic Shubra Palace © Mmasudtu/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Ta'if is a city in Mecca Province of Saudi Arabia at an elevation of 1,879 m (6,165 ft) on the slopes of Sarawat Mountains (Al-Sarawat Mountains). It has a population of 1,200,000 people and is the unofficial summer capital. The city is the center of an agricultural area known for its grapes, pomegranate, figs, roses and honey. Ta'if was still little more than a medieval city when the Saudis ...

[ read more ]

Radom at the foot of the Holy Cross Mountains

Radom at the foot of the Holy Cross Mountains

[caption id="attachment_160688" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Building of the City Council by night © Voytek S/GFDL[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Radom is a city in central Poland with 224, 000 inhabitants. It is located on the Mleczna River in the Masovian Voivodeship (since 1999), having previously been the capital of Radom Voivodeship (1975–1998); 100 km south of Poland's capital, Warsaw. In spite of being part of the Masovian Voivodeship, the city historically belongs to Lesser Poland. It is home to the biennial Ra...

[ read more ]

Dubai Gold Souk

Dubai Gold Souk

[caption id="attachment_219124" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © flickr.com - Joi/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Dubai Gold Souk or Gold Souk, is a traditional market (or souk) in Dubai, UAE. The souk is located in Dubai's commercial business district in Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya. The souk consists of over 380 retailers, most of whom are jewelry traders. Some of the shops are as old as four decades, while some are as new as a year. The major items of mall includes Gold, Platinum, Diamonds and sometimes also d...

[ read more ]

The Paradeplatz in Zurich

The Paradeplatz in Zurich

[caption id="attachment_161408" align="aligncenter" width="590"] © SISHION/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Paradeplatz is a square at the Bahnhofstrasse in downtown Zürich. It is one of the most expensive real estate locations in Switzerland and has become synonymous with wealth and the Swiss banks, being the location of the headquarters of both UBS and Credit Suisse. The site of the square lay without the medieval city walls, and was incorporated into the town with the construction of the new ramparts in 16...

[ read more ]

The Fabergé Museum in Baden-Baden

The Fabergé Museum in Baden-Baden

[caption id="attachment_25183" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Fabergé Museum © Sergejf95/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]The Fabergé Museum is a museum located in the German spa city of Baden-Baden, dedicated to items made by the Russian jewellery firm Fabergé. It was opened in 9 May 2009 by Russian art collector Alexander Ivanov. The museum's collection numbers almost 700 items made by Fabergé. The most significant item in the museum's collection is the Rothschild Fabergé egg, that was made as an engageme...

[ read more ]

Theme Week Hungary - Visegrád

Theme Week Hungary - Visegrád

[caption id="attachment_222806" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Danube and Visegrad Castle © Civertan Grafikai Studio/cc-by-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Visegrád is a small castle town in Pest County, Hungary. It is north of Budapest on the right bank of the Danube in the Danube Bend. It had a population of 1,864 in 2010. Visegrád is famous for the remains of the Early Renaissance summer palace of King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary and the medieval citadel. In 1991, the leading politicians of Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Pol...

[ read more ]

Theme Week Florida Coasts

Theme Week Florida Coasts

[caption id="attachment_225261" align="aligncenter" width="590"] First Coast - Lightner Museum in St. Augustine © Excel23/cc-by-sa-3.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Describing the Florida coastline is difficult. In contrast to cities, places, squares or buildings, where this is usually achieved very precisely, the coasts of Florida tend to create a feeling, guided by atmosphere and colors, which words and cameras can barely capture. It is about the overall experience. If you don't want to run to the nearest travel agency immediatel...

[ read more ]

20 Fenchurch Street

20 Fenchurch Street

[caption id="attachment_150795" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Tower Bridge and 20 Fenchurch Street © mattbuck/cc-by-sa-4.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]20 Fenchurch Street is a commercial skyscraper in London that takes its name from its address on Fenchurch Street, in the historic City of London financial district. It has been nicknamed 'The Walkie-Talkie' because of its distinctive shape. Construction was completed in spring 2014, and the top-floor 'sky garden' was opened in January 2015. The 34-storey building is 160 m (525 ...

[ read more ]

Building automation

Building automation

[caption id="attachment_3042" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="© gira.com"][/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Building automation describes the functionality provided by the control system of a building. A building automation system (BAS) is an example of a distributed control system. The control system is a computerized, intelligent network of electronic devices designed to monitor and control the mechanical and lighting systems in a building. BAS core functionality keeps the building climate within a specified range, ...

[ read more ]

Theme Week New England - Vermont

Theme Week New England - Vermont

[caption id="attachment_165807" align="aligncenter" width="590"] Stowe © flickr.com - Patrick/cc-by-2.0[/caption][responsivevoice_button voice="UK English Female" buttontext="Listen to this Post"]Vermont borders Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north. Lake Champlain forms half of Vermont's western border with the state of New York and the Green Mountains run north–south the length of the state. Vermont is the 2nd-least populous of the U.S. states, with nearly 50,000 more residents than Wyoming. The capita...

[ read more ]

Return to TopReturn to Top