2009 – Athens; the Acropolis Museum and a trip to Hydra

2009 – Athens; the Acropolis Museum and a trip to Hydra

Posted by on Sep 17, 2009 in Athens, Greece | No Comments

We’ve come back to Athens specifically to see the new Acropolis Museum, a project that has taken over 10 years to design and build. It was originally scheduled to open for the 2003 Olympics, but then, it’s Greece. Things move slower here, mostly because as soon as someone sticks a shovel under the ancient ground, […]

2007 – Athens; the Plaka, Acropolis Hill and the Agora

2007 – Athens; the Plaka, Acropolis Hill and the Agora

Posted by on Jul 16, 2007 in Athens, Greece | No Comments

When American basketball superstar, Shaquille O’Neal came back from Athens last year, a reporter asked him if he went to the Parthenon. Shaq’s told him he went to a lot of clubs but he couldn’t remember the names of all of them. It kind of sums up a visit to modern Athens. For many it’s […]

2000 – Athens

2000 – Athens

Posted by on Oct 29, 2000 in Athens, Greece | One Comment

October 12, 2000 United Airlines sleeper suites, yahoo!  You never know if they’ll have them. You don’t find out till you arrive to the airport. A good sleep; a peek at the Northern lights; a brief layover at the Frankfurt airport and a retail experience to buy a small screwdriver to fix my glasses. I’m […]