The Protea

The Beauty of Symbolism The meaning of the Protea: Depending on the circumstances and gesture behind giving or receiving Protea’s can commonly represent four actions. Each powerful verb holds a strong representation that reflects closely towards the ‘human condition’ that the ancient Greeks so fondly interwove into their Literature, Theatre and Society. Diversify / Dare…

SCHOONE OORDT COUNTRY HOUSE

Relax Replenish Rejuvenate ***** Schoone Oordt Country House is a charming country hotel in Swellendam South Africa, with 10 luxury bedrooms set separately from the Manor House in lush gardens, an intimate Conservatory restaurant, a sparkling saltwater pool and a passion for people, family, food, wine and the environment. The emphasis here is on unpretentious unaffected…

AEGEAN SEA KAYAKING TOUR

Aa fantastic experience to explore the Athenian Saronic Gulf by Kayak to The Ancient Temple of Poseidon

GATEWAYS To The AEGEAN

As the eye is the window to the soul, so is the doorway to your next journey … All images credited to Demetrios Voulgarellis owner @ o-live2travel.com © O Live To Travel 2017

AN AMAZING CULINARY EXPERIENCE

GREECE 2017 ATHENS – NAFPLIO – CRETE 10 DAY TOUR Join us and enjoy the Greek traditional cuisine and Greek gastronomy, the wine-making traditions, the great variety of dishes that changes with season and geography and the culinary habits passed down from generation to generation! ♥ Culinary Highlights o  Tastings of more than 15 delicacies only…

CELEBRATE LIFE!

Come and Celebrate Life with O-Live2Travel.com in Greece. Lesvos, The Eden of the North East Aegean

ATHENS BY FOOT

Join me on a journey into the Golden Age of Ancient Athens by Foot

OUDTSHOORN

FEATHER PALACES TO ART NOUVEAU ARCHITECTURE OF OUDTSHOORN

Mamre, Cape West Coast

Tranquility AND Heritage at it’s finest. Only 45 minutes from Cape Town, or 20 minutes from Darling.

St Paul’s Cathedral as ‘watershed’ for Neoclassicism

The History of Architecture reflects the cultural material adopted throughout the ages. The Classical period (Hellenic Period – c. 323 BCE to 510 BCE is an era that has been characterized and appropriated into modern Architecture today as Neo-Classicism.

Trajan & Aurelius Columns – A Comparison

The Columns of Trajan and Marcus Aurelius Roman art tends to reflect a pattern of coherence which can be followed within a visual language for representing Imperial authority.  Certain images were articulated as conventions, portraying the Emperors roles within Roman society, whether it were as military leader, lawgiver, or a reflection of their individual character. …

Athens Parliament / King Otto’s Palace

The New Parliament/ King Otto’s Palace The New Parliament building in Syntagma Square, Athens was the former Palace to King Otto and his Queen, Amalia.  It has marked many generations of historical facts that have withstood many changes and adaptations in both the political and architectural patterns.  Adaptations and renovations mainly took place after the…