Temple of Hephaestus I posted a photo of this temple a few days ago but it was in the distance so I wanted to post a closer shot of this well preserved piece of history. This view is from the opposite side of the temple seen in my last post. Off Season Travel This is […]
The Temple of Hephaestus at the Ancient Agora of Athens Athens is a city full of ancient wonder, most famous being The Acropolis, but this Temple of Hephaestus seems to be in the best condition of all the ancient ruins we saw saw during our visit. As a tourist you can access the temple with a visit to The […]
We visited Santorini, Greece, in January of 2014 and that was very much the off season. We were there about two weeks and the whole time it felt like we had the island to ourselves. It was quite enjoyable actually though it was a bit chilly to really take in the beaches Santorini is known […]
Parthenon In Athens Greece Parthenon In Athens Greece Today’s travel photo is of the Parthenon in Athens. Athens was an interesting city and it was obvious that they are going through a tough time with the economy. We kept hearing about “the crisis” when we talked to locals. That was over two years ago and […]
Athens, Greece, is a city full of history and that history is alive at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. There you can watch the Evzones, Greece‘s elite soldiers, guard the tomb wearing historical uniforms reminiscent of the klephts who fought the Ottoman occupation of Greece.
Cats. Everywhere you go in the world you can find cats. This one we came across on the streets of Athens, Greece. But Istanbul was by far the capitol city of cats of all the places we went to.