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  1. 1. September 16 Athens, Greece
  2. 2. Ourguide,Sophia
  3. 3. Ourdriver,Stratos
  4. 4. Good morning Kalimera kah-lee-MEHR-rah
  5. 5. kleomenous 2, Kolonaki, Athens, GreeceThe St. George Lycabettus Hotel on the highest hill in Athens
  6. 6. September 17, 2012 View from the hotel
  7. 7. ACROPOLIS ILLUMINATED AT NIGHT
  8. 8. City of Athens Hadrian’s Arch
  9. 9. City of AthensOn the way to Acropolis
  10. 10. Immigrants near Flea Market
  11. 11. Zapeion - dormatories of athletesfor the first modern Olympic games
  12. 12. The Runner
  13. 13. Euzones – Tomb of the UnknownSoldier
  14. 14. Euzones – Tomb of the Unknown
  15. 15. Euzones – Tomb of the Unknown
  16. 16. Acropolis of Athens, an ancient citadel
  17. 17. Theater of Herod Atticus 2nd c bc
  18. 18. Erechthium
  19. 19. Erechthium
  20. 20. Erechthium
  21. 21. The Parthenon, one of the mostarchitecturally perfect structures in the world
  22. 22. The Parthenon
  23. 23. The Parthenon
  24. 24. Ionic ColumnEast Pediment of Parthenon
  25. 25. The Grave of Philopapos 2nd C
  26. 26. Theater of Herodes Atticus
  27. 27. Temple of Hephestus
  28. 28. Church of Apostles 11 C A.D.
  29. 29. Good afternoon / evening Kalispera kah-lees-PEH-rah
  30. 30. Plaka
  31. 31. Plaka
  32. 32. Plaka
  33. 33. Plaka
  34. 34. Tower of Winds Water Clock
  35. 35. The Mask ofAgamemnon
  36. 36. MechanismFromAntikytheraWreck1st :computer”
  37. 37. Diadumenos
  38. 38. Outside the museum
  39. 39. Outsidethemuseum
  40. 40. Outside the museum
  41. 41. September 18, 2012 Athens to Nafplion
  42. 42. Corinth Canal, begun in 7th C.BC, gateway to the Peloponnese, links the Aegean with the Gulf of Corinth
  43. 43. Construction wasabandoned, thenbegun again, andcompleted in 1893.
  44. 44. Tuna Farms.
  45. 45. Epidauros, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  46. 46. 14,000 seat theater with perfect acoustics
  47. 47. Talentedperformerstry out theacoustics
  48. 48. Nafplion, a seaside town nestled between mountains and the Gulf of Argolis
  49. 49. Nafplion was the capital of the First Hellenic Republic
  50. 50. Nafplion
  51. 51. Nafplion
  52. 52. Nafplion
  53. 53. Nafplion
  54. 54. Nafplion
  55. 55. Nafplion
  56. 56. Nafplion Worry Bead Museum
  57. 57. Viewfrom thehotel
  58. 58. Good night Kalinikta kah-lee-NEEK-tah
  59. 59. September 19, 2012 Nafplion to Olympia
  60. 60. MycenaeA UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage site
  61. 61. Mycenae“The two citadels are linked withthe Homer’s Iliad and Odysseythat affected European art andliterature for more than threemillennia.”
  62. 62. Tholos or “beehive” tomb“Treasury of Atreus” or the “Tomb ofAgamemnon” – built around 14th C BC
  63. 63. The “Treasury”of Atreus
  64. 64. Toys found inchildren’s graves
  65. 65. UndergroundCistern
  66. 66. Pottery Store
  67. 67. OlympiaSeptember 19, 2012
  68. 68. Entrance to Olympic Stadium
  69. 69. Entrance to Olympic Stadium Olympic Stadium Capacity: 50,000 5th Century BC
  70. 70. Olympics first held in honor of Zeus, beginning 776 BC
  71. 71. Philippion forPhilip II kingof Macedon
  72. 72. Weewest
  73. 73. Hello Yassou YAH-sue
  74. 74. OlympiaSeptember 20, 2012
  75. 75. September 21, 2012 Olympia to Athens
  76. 76. Thank you Efkharisto eff-kah-rees-TOH
  77. 77. MuseumHerakleidon
  78. 78. Victor Vasarely is considered the leader ofOp Art (opticokinetic art) a mathematicallythemed abstract art form
  79. 79. Maurits Cornelis Escher 1898 – 1972A Dutch graphic artist knownfor drawing “impossible reality”
  80. 80. gerlachstudio.comYou’re welcome / please Parakalo pah-rah-kah-LOH
  81. 81. Benakis family mansion
  82. 82. “the only museum in Greece thatbrings visitors through all ages ofGreek culture and history”
  83. 83. The New Museum of the Acropolis
  84. 84. The 92 Metopes depicted legendary battles
  85. 85. The West and SouthFrieze of the Parthenon
  86. 86. The Caryatids, maidens supporting the roof of theErechtheion, the most sacred area of the Acropolis
  87. 87. Gaby Carl Bob Mo SophiaMichele John Chris Stephen

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