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Some images from an early morning visit to the beach at Mátala, Crete. Photo: TMK, April 2007. Photo: TMK, April 2007. Photo: TMK, April 2007.
Isla de las Muñecas, Xochimilco, Mexico, December 2007. All photos: TMK.
Winter in Denmark this year is wet, windy and generally not very inspiring, so I dug out some old photos from 2006 when we had snow and ice-covered lakes. These photos were taken in Laven, outside Silkeborg and quite close to Himmelbjerget (visible in the photo below). Himmelbjerget translates to ‘Sky Mountain’ – which really […]
Street of the Dead from the “Pyramid of the Moon”, Teotihuacan, Mexico. “Pyramid of the Sun” in the background. Photo: TMK, December 2007. I think it’s fair to say that whatever Europeanist biases remaining within me received some final and (hopefully) fatal blows by visiting Teotihuacan in December. The site, roughly contemporary of the Roman […]
Musées Royaux d’Art et d’Historie, Brussels. Photo: TMK, July 2006. I have a particular fondness for Greco-Roman ‘magic’ figurines, including those that acted as ‘voodoo’ dolls. There’s a good collection of them in the Kerameikos Museum in Athens. I particularly like this example in Brussels, especially since it was donated by none other than the […]
Sparta doesn’t really have any monuments that can match the splendour of the Parthenon or any of Athens’ other wonders, but it’s situated in an absolutely stunning valley covered by olive groves. Here’s a couple of photos of the Menelaion and the Taygetos mountain. Oh, and I’d like to apologize for this entry’s headline….I couldn’t […]
Look at the Glory of the Ancient! Valley of the Kings. Photo: TMK, May 2007. Looking at Zoser looking back. Serdab of Zoser, Saqqara. Photo: TMK, May 2007. Past meets Present at Gurna. Photo: TMK, May 2007.
All photos: TMK, April 2007.