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  • ACROPOLIS ILLUMINATED AT NIGHT
  • HADRIAN’S ARCH 2ND C BC
  • IMMIGRANTS NEAR FLEA MARKET
  • FIRST MODREN OLYMPIC GAMES 1896
  • TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER
  • STATUES OF THE KARITIDES (COPIES) AND THE ONLY OLIVE TREE ON TOP THE ACROPOLIS, THE PLACE OF THE TREE GIFT OF GODESS ATHENA TO THE CITY OF ATHNS
  • KARIATIDES PORCH THE GRAVE OF THE LAST KING OF ANCIENT ATHENS
  • BUILT DURING THE 2ND HALF OF THE 5TH C BC
  • THE GRAVE OF PHILOPAPOS
  • 2ND C BC
  • TEMPLE OF HEPHESTUS, VOLCAN THE GOD OF FIRE
  • THEATER OF HEROD ATTICUS
  • THE FIRST COMPUTER BUILT DURING 2-1ST C BC
  • THE CANAL WASBUILT AT 1882-1893 4 MILES LONG
  • GREEK SALAD!!
  • PALAMIDI THE LARGEST FORT IN THE PELOPONESSE
  • BURTZI- THE GREEK ALKATRAZ
  • TOMB OF ATREAS 13THC BC
  • TOMB OF ATREUS
  • TOYS
  • CIRCULAR GRAVES
  • LIONS GATE 13TH C BC
  • SECONTARY ENTRANCE OF MYC
  • PALAISTRA
  • STADION WAS A MESURMENT FOR THE ANCIENT GREEKS1STADION=192-198METERS
  • PHILIPPION, BUILT BY PHILIP THE 2ND OF MACEDON FATHER OF ALEXANDER TH GREAT
  • WEST PEDIMENT OF THE TEMPLE OF ZEUS
  • NIKE OF PAIONIOS 4TH C BC
  • THIS MUST BE IN ALBANIA

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  • September 16 Athens, Greece
  • Ourguide,Sophia
  • Ourdriver,Stratos
  • Good morning Kalimera kah-lee-MEHR-rah
  • kleomenous 2, Kolonaki, Athens, GreeceThe St. George Lycabettus Hotel on the highest hill in Athens
  • September 17, 2012 View from the hotel
  • City of Athens
  • City of Athens
  • City of Athens
  • Zapeion - dormatories of athletesfor the first modern Olympic games
  • The Runner
  • Euzones – Tomb of the Unknown
  • Euzones – Tomb of the Unknown
  • Euzones – Tomb of the Unknown
  • Acropolis of Athens, an ancient citadel
  • Theater of Herod Atticos
  • Erechthium
  • Erechthium
  • Erechthium
  • The Parthenon, one of the mostarchitecturally perfect structures in the world
  • The Parthenon
  • The Parthenon
  • Ionic ColumnEast Pediment of Parthenon
  • The Grave of Philopolis 2nd C AD
  • Theater of Herodes Atticus
  • Temple of Hephetus
  • Church of Apostles 11 C A.D.
  • Good afternoon / evening Kalispera kah-lees-PEH-rah
  • Plaka
  • Plaka
  • Plaka
  • Plaka
  • Tower of Winds Water Clock
  • The Mask ofAgamemnon
  • MechanismFromAntikytherawreck
  • Diadumenos
  • Outside the museum
  • Outsidethemuseum
  • Outside the museum
  • September 18, 2012 Athens to Nafplion
  • Corinth Canal, begun in 7th C. BC,gateway to the Peloponnese, links the Aegean with the Gulf of Corinth
  • Construction wasabandoned, thenbegun again, andcompleted in 1893.
  • Tuna Farms.
  • Epidauros, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • 14,000 seat theater with perfect acoustics
  • Talentedperformerstry out theacoustics
  • Nafplion, a seaside town nestled between mountains and the Gulf of Argolis
  • Nafplion was the capital of the First Hellenic Republic
  • Nafplion
  • Nafplion
  • Nafplion
  • Nafplion
  • Nafplion
  • Nafplion
  • Nafplion Worry Bead Museum
  • Viewfrom thehotel
  • Good night Kalinikta kah-lee-NEEK-tah
  • September 19, 2012 Nafplion to Olympia
  • MycenaeA UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage site
  • Mycenae“The two citadels are linked withthe Homer’s Iliad and Odysseythat affected European art andliterature for more than threemillennia.”
  • Tholos or “beehive” tomb“Treasury of Atreus” or the “Tomb ofAgamemnon” – built around 14th C BC
  • The “Treasury”of Atreus
  • UndergroundCistern
  • Pottery Store
  • OlympiaSeptember 19, 2012
  • Entrance to Olympic Stadium
  • Entrance to Olympic Stadium Olympic Stadium Capacity: 50,000 5th Century BC
  • Olympics first held in honor of Zeus, beginning 776 BC
  • Hello Yassou YAH-sue
  • OlympiaSeptember 20, 2012
  • September 21, 2012 Olympia to Athens
  • Thank you Efkharisto eff-kah-rees-TOH
  • MuseumHerakleidon
  • Victor Vasarely is considered the leader ofOp Art (opticokinetic art) a mathematicallythemed abstract art form
  • Maurits Cornelis Escher 1898 – 1972A Dutch graphic artist knownfor drawing “impossible reality”
  • gerlachstudio.comYou’re welcome / please Parakalo pah-rah-kah-LOH
  • Benakis family mansion
  • “the only museum in Greece thatbrings visitors through all ages ofGreek culture and history”
  • The New Museum of the Acropolis
  • The 92 Metopes depicted legendary battles
  • The West and SouthFrieze of the Parthenon
  • The Caryatids, maidens supporting the roof of theErechtheion, the most sacred area of the Acropolis
  • Gaby Carl Bob Mo SophiaMichele John Chris Stephen