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I spend approximately 6 weeks living in Athens (at a hotel) while interning for NBC at the 2004 Olympics. Definitely one of the best experiences of my life.
... in Olympia, which was a bigger deal! I guess the dude was kind of important, huh ;) Other sites included ruins of Roman baths and homes, and Hadrian's Arc. Hadrian's Arc was built in 131 A.D. to honor the benefactor emperor in order to identify the two distinct sections between the ancient city of Athens and the new city of Hadrian. From the Temple of Zeus, we made our journey up to the Acropolis. Getting to the Acropolis is quite pleasant as the ...
... be honest, it has been Alexia that we have worried about - she is nodding off at any chance. Let's hope she sleeps tonight. It is now 20:15 and we are settling down at a cafe for a light snack and drinks (and free wifi) before grabbing our first bite of gelato of the trip. What a day to remember. We are excited about what the next 18 days hold. Kali Nichta (good night) to ...
... sup class="versenum">26 From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands. 27 God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us. 28 ‘For in him we live and move and have our being.’ As some of your ...
... I guess it stands to reason as they didn't have mopeds in those days. The views from the Acropolis of Athens were amazing as were the experiences from within. It still sends me off in wonderment when I consider the people in history that must have taken these same steps. Not much has changed when we consider people building 'monuments' to themselves and the haves and have nots. Breaks your heart when and old lady graciously asked you for a few coins then walks away, blesses herself ...
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- Free parking