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Category — Athens

Athens

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Our final stop in Greece was a day and a half in Athens.  It is a huge city but not as crowded or hustle-bustle as I had feared.  We saw most of the main archeological sites (Acropolis, Agora, Temple of Zeus) in the downtown area as well as did a bit of strolling through the “Plaka” – the neighborhood just below the Acropolis.

Unfortunately, most of the main buildings up on the Acropolis are under restoration and, therefore, obstructed by a bunch of scaffolding.  That really takes away from the awe and “ancient-ness” as well as eliminates any really good photo opportunities.  But, I’m glad we got to see them at least.

What pictures we did get can be seen here.

August 10, 2009   Comments Off on Athens