After the cold and wind and rain in the UK and Ireland I flew to Greece to warm up and see the Sun. My first stop was Athens.
Taken from Areopagus Hill, the Observatory is on the far left.
Taken from Areopagus Hill.
At the ancient Acropolis of Athens.
This is the main entryway to the Acropolis. It was built around 430 BCE!
The Parthenon is in the background.
All around the Acropolis are piles of pieces from the various buildings that have fallen apart over time.
At the ancient Acropolic of Athens, this honors Athena & Poseidon. The part jutting out and surrounded by statues is The Porch of the Caryatids.
Looking out towards the Saronic Gulf, from the Acropolis.
Taken from the Templs of Olympian Zeus, with the Acropolis in the background.
Taken from the Temple of Olympian Zeus.
Marble marble marble everywhere.
This stadium was the site of the first modern Olympic games in 1896. It is built entirely out of marble.
At the first modern Olympic stadium from 1896.