Roads of New York Exhibition
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Panoramic photo by Costas Vassis PRO EXPERT Taken 19:30, 21/05/2010 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Roads of New York Exhibition

The World > Europe > Greece

  • Like / unlike
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down

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.

comments powered by Disqus

Nearby images in Greece

map

A: Litharitsia

by Nikos Maretas, 180 meters away

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

by Costas Vassis, 300 meters away

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

by Costas Vassis, 340 meters away

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

Photometria photo festival

D: Calm waters in Lake Pamvotis

by Nikos Maretas, 340 meters away

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

by Costas Vassis, 350 meters away

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

Aggitis Cave

G: Its Kale Ioannina

by Nikos Maretas, 560 meters away

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

Its Kale Ioannina

H: Pamvotis Lake Ioannina

by Nikos Maretas, 610 meters away

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

Pamvotis Lake Ioannina

I: Ιωάννινα..

by Christos Tsekas, 630 meters away

Ιωάννινα..

J: Its Kale-Ioannina

by Christos Tsekas, 640 meters away

Its Kale-Ioannina

This panorama was taken in Greece, Europe

This is an overview of 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.

Share this panorama