On hot days it is important to wear the appropriate clothing to protect your skin from being burnt by the sun. A hat, sunscreen and bottled water are recommended.
Restoration work is ongoing, but as many of you know, Greece's economy has seen better days.
The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a high rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and containing the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. Wikipedia
The path to the entrance way lays ahead.
|Temple of Athena Nike|
Nike means victory in Greek, and Athena was worshipped in this form, as goddess of victory in war and wisdom. The citizens worshipped the goddess in hope of a prosperous outcome in the long Peloponnesian War fought on land and sea against the Spartans and their allies. Wikipedia
We took a short stop to rest and to have our photo taken with the Parthenon in the background.
|The Caryatids on the south porch of the Erechtheion (420 BC), Athens, Greece|
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