Travel Blogs from Athens
I have been there for my job, so I didn't see many things of the city, I hope to go there again very soon :))
... and gold jewellery.
One of the highlights was the funerary mask of King Agamemnon, which was unearthed by famous archaeologist Hienrich Schliemann in the late 19th century. Schliemann believed the mask to belong to the legendary king from Homer's Iliad, however modern techniques show that the mask predates him by a few hundred years. In reality the mask, made of solid gold, probably didn't belong to Agamemnon, but it's fun to pretend!
The exhibit talked quite ...
Phrase of the day-
Pou boroume na pame na chorepsoume?- Poo- Boroomeh nah pahmeh nah khorehpsoomeh?
-Where can we go dancing?
Today was a free day- much needed after our long journey yesterday. After hotel breakfast, we had two hours of class.
In Entrepreneurship we discussed our final projects for the class. Firstly, we need to make a photo/video ...
... Next, we traveled to a memorial for a small village where hundreds were killed by a German invasion. Their names and ages were inscribed in a wall with some as young as two months old. The skeletons of those that died are kept in square cubicles in a room in which we could look in and see. We only stayed here for a short while before departing for Attica, the city state in which Athens is located. We stopped at a cafe to eat for lunch. Then we went to Thorikos, an ...
Our performance for the high school students in Athens was interesting. I think they appreciated the music (well, as much as high school kids can), and it was really nice to hear them perform. For a group that only meets for half an hour a week, they sounded amazing.
I think the song that we were best on was probably "Yerakiña". The students definitely recognized it ...