I have always wondered how they built the tall pillars. Our guide showed us this stone.
The notches were used to lift the next stone into place then chipped off to make it smooth.
From the Parthenon we could view Mars
In the Bible
The Areopagus, like most city-state institutions, continued to function in Roman times, and it was then the the Apostle Paul delivered his famous speech about the identity of "The Unknown God." According to the biblical account in Acts 17.
Olive groves we walked through
yes...it's ok to say "it's greek to me"
On our bus tour we stopped to watch the changing of the guard at the tomb of the unknown soldier. The pageantry of the 30 minute changing was amazing to see. These steps and kicks were precise.
check out those pom-poms on their shoes.
Ate at a restaurant and just loved this stained glass window at the landing.
They opened an upstairs section for our group of 14.
We enjoyed the travel so much on this cruise. Next stop will be the Island of Mykonos.