Tag Archives: Athina

The Olympics – Athens 2004

I had always wanted to go to the Olympic Games, so when my wife’s home city was awarded the 2004 Games, plans were hatched. Athens went into a building frenzy to ensure that they put on a great show. After all they were the inventors of the Olympics and the original hosts of the ‘Modern’ […]

The Acropolis Museum

So now I feel a little more educated, after visiting the comprehensive museum. Having whisked past all the pots and urns as usual (a cooking pot is a cooking pot, whatever the age, in my opinion), we headed upstairs to the floor dedicated to the Parthenon and the Parthenon Sculptures. So often when I visit […]