O’Live To Travel Explores The Annual Natural Phenomena of The West Coast

THE EXTRAORDINARY GIFTS OF NATURE South Africa WEST COAST PRIDE: Darling An amazing atmosphere is present along the entire West Coast.  To put it simply, it is a celebration by local and international guests embracing, dancing, photographing and sipping sunsets with carpets of flowers. ♥    

Lesvos – The Eden of The East

Sigh …   This island is my second home, my childhood playground… The place where I first set eyes on and fell in-love with the Olive Tree, it’s silver-green leaf, her fruit, and golden olive oil (unique to Mytilene).  The island of poetry and myth, from the 6th Century BCE poet – Sappho’s, to Stratis Myrivilis,…

Homer’s Iliad (A study/travel guide)

Homer’s Iliad Based on Richmond Alexander Lattimore’s (1906-1984) translated version Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961. Image Credit to – Cover design by Sue Allen. I have taken the honor of publishing my sketch notes on Homer’s Iliad during my studies at The American College of Greece, Athens.  I strongly recommend this phenomenal book for any traveler…

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. …

Constantin Brancusi

Constantin Brancusi’s Manifestation in Flight By Demetrios Voulgarellis At a first glance, in viewing Constantin Brancusi’s Bird in Space 1923 (Fig. 1), we perceive that it is a non-representational work of art.  In that it lends itself towards a symbolic manifestation to something greater, transcending through space rather than a mere representation of an individual…