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... down every side street, covering every last inch of space on the roads, sidewalks, steps, etc. and every time we looked out, there were more people coming into the square from the metro. The scene was like a big party with a huge stage set up that bands and singers performed on, to the absolute delight of the people. Once the Prime Minister took the stage the thunderous claps and chanting of OXI (oh-chee) was so deafening we could hardly hear each ...
... the area around the Acropolis. The city of Athens is huge. Endless winding narrow lanes and avenues, with beautiful historical building and modern touches. The city is beautiful but one thing we noticed was how there was graffiti everywhere. Some where amazing pieces of art but most of the graffiti was senseless tagging on every surface. Such a shame when people tag the side of a building which looks like it could ...
... at it- build so high and so perfectly. That most famous Parthenon was the next famous building we saw. So big so bold and so skeletal, the construction continuing in its middle and sides, scaffolding contrasting the big heavy stone columns, scantily clad in marble remnants. Reading about this buildings history and the different rulers and gods it was shaped and changed to encompass was breathtaking. All around the acropolis ruins and relics stood in ...
... the real thing instead of that fake thing back home. (Although ours is still standing, not like this ruin, um, just sayin)
Still missing the tube, we decide to hike on down to the heart of ancient Athens. Notice I said down, and if you have seen the Acropolis, it is up, way up, up through the atmosphere kind of up.
We slide through the market at Monastiraki and start the winding climb around through Hadrian's Library, past the ...
After leaving the Acropolis, we walk through the narrow alleys to our lunch venue. The streets are narrow and crowded. More graffiti, more rubbish. The area is quite hilly, fortunately we are going downhill.
Lunch is traditional Greek fare, 3 filling courses and lots of it. We also get some local wine, just as well we can buy beer.
We then progress to the Acropolis Museum, which opened in June 2009. The building is impressive. ...