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... a park because of the previous nights events. We settled our differences over a frozen strawberry drink and went up to the Acropolis. The scale of it was overwhelming that such a massive structure had been built so long ago. The Parthenon alone was finished in 9 years remarkably. We meandered through the heat trying to take in as much of it as we could but eventually the elements got their way and we made a steady departure to get ourselves to some food. I ...
... We battled up over 80 slippery marble steps, through many other tour groups while trying desperately to keep an eye on where our guide was. Two people on our tour were lost! One lady's husband had wandered off on his own just after we'd arrived. His wife was frantic! Another lady who was travelling with a friend disappeared around the same time...... The Pantheon is still being repaired. It is easy to see which parts are ...
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KyriakÝ̱ (Key ree ah kee)- Sunday
We caught a 9:30 Tram into Athens. Sundays are packed, as there is a historic changing of the guard's parade that many crowd to see. The guards wear very old traditional Greek army clothes and are led through the street by the police band. Check out the video!
After the parade we walked ...
... some of the Olympic torches from London, Sydney, Athens, Beijing etc. We then walked back to the bus stop and caught the bus to the parliament buildings but couldn't get anywhere near them due to police and army forces guarding them for some reason. We walked from there to Acropolis hill and went up to see the Parthenon - it was pretty amazing. They are doing a lot of construction there at the ...