Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Greece. Show all posts

Friday, January 06, 2023

Athens in the Evening

This photo tour was cut short by Andreas' phone getting stolen. But these ones were either from his larger camera or were uploaded to the cloud before it was pickpocketed on the metro.  They're pretty, but it was odd having him come home - early - with his tour guide in tow. Never did recover the phone, but it was a brick to the pickpockets, at least. And the tour guide was so apologetic. 
These photos were so pretty, too. The window is at a house. The museum under this is the new Acropolis museum. You can eat out on that pier in front. Andreas had his phone out to take photos in the metro, since most of the stations have archaeology in them. And when he put it away - the pickpockets saw where and took advantage. At that point, thieves hadn't had any real business for two years and were extra pushy. They did report it to the police, who saw the pickpockets escaping. The Athens police shrugged.










 

Monday, January 02, 2023

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Out Standing

 

Andreas got these statues, too. I have no idea who they are.


Thursday, December 29, 2022

Greek Parliament House

Andreas went on a photography tour. This was one of the first stops.


 

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Back to the Same Place

We went back to Meteora in May. We even stayed at the same apartment as in 2021. Same view, too. Except rainy.

 

Empty Border Crossing

After the long wait at the border crossing last year, we decided to try a different one last May. This is the Florina crossing. It's close to Lake Ohrid, and as you can see in the photo, it was empty at midday on a holiday weekend. This worked out well for us, as we were going to Edessa.

 

Monday, December 26, 2022

Medium to Far Views

Some medium to far views of the temple of Poseidon. It must have been magnificent when built.















 

Sunday, December 25, 2022

Temple of Poseidon

This is the farthest south point of the Greek mainland, so the ancients built a temple to Poseidon on it. It's beautiful, but looks forlorn there.