Roads of New York Exhibition
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Roads of New York Exhibition

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Photography exhibition by Dimitri Mellos a Greek Photographer that is based in New York city. This exhibition is a part of "Photometria Ioannina Photo Festival" and took place at Technohoros gallery in the city of Ioannina.

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Bilder in der Nähe von Greece

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A: Litharitsia

von Nikos Maretas, 180 Meter entfernt

Litharitsia is a park in the center of Ioannina. It is a place were people go to find some calm in th...

Litharitsia

B: Mouselimi cafe inside the old castle of Ioannina city

von Costas Vassis, 300 Meter entfernt

Mouselimi is a beautiful small cafe inside the old castle in the city of Ioannina, Epirus

Mouselimi cafe inside the old castle of Ioannina city

C: Photometria photo festival

von Costas Vassis, 340 Meter entfernt

Photography exhibition of Photometria Ioannina photo festival. This exhibition is about the 20 best p...

Photometria photo festival

D: Calm waters in Lake Pamvotis

von Nikos Maretas, 340 Meter entfernt

This panorama was taken during a calm winter afternoon. No wind and no ripples across the Lake surfac...

Calm waters in Lake Pamvotis

E: Aggitis Cave

von Costas Vassis, 350 Meter entfernt

Aggitis cave is one of the most spectacular caves in Greece. It was formed by the springs of river Ag...

Aggitis Cave

F: Frames of European Common Life Ioannina Exhibition

von Costas Vassis, 350 Meter entfernt

Frames of European Common Life Ioannina Exhibition

G: Its Kale Ioannina

von Nikos Maretas, 560 Meter entfernt

 Its Kale (uc Kale) meaning three castles or towers in turkish, is the southeastern acropolis of the ...

Its Kale Ioannina

H: Pamvotis Lake Ioannina

von Nikos Maretas, 610 Meter entfernt

This panorama was taken from the lakeshore of lake Pamvotis in Ioannina. The Byzantine castle of Ioan...

Pamvotis Lake Ioannina

I: Ιωάννινα..

von Christos Tsekas, 630 Meter entfernt

Ιωάννινα..

J: Its Kale-Ioannina

von Christos Tsekas, 640 Meter entfernt

Its Kale-Ioannina

Das Panorama wurde in Greece, Europe aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.

The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.

Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".

Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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