Mount Lycabettus is that tall hill you can see from everywhere in Athens – even from the Acropolis.
Down the hill from the Acropolis, we took a walk through the ancient Agora of Athens. The Agora is a complete ruin, except for one temple – The Héphaïstéion (or formally: The Temple of Hephaestus). Looking up at this majestic structure, it’s possible to imagine how amazing the Parthenon must have been once. The Héphaïstéion […]
Back up on the Acropolis on our last day in Athens. It was another beautiful, hot day in Athens, but there was a breeze today. I just kept shooting. I think it was the heat.
The Propylaea of the Acropolis, also known as the entrance temple is the majestic walk-up, or monumental gateway, to the summit of the Acropolis.
Across the Aegean and nearly rubbing elbows with the Peloponnese, Poros is charming and not accessible to the cruise boats. Off the ferry, we ask the nearest cab driver to take us to the nearest beach. It turns out to be Kanali, which will do just fine.