Athens Greece Photography Travel Vacation

Athens (once again, I’m home now yay)

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In the morning we went to the Central Market.  I love going to fresh markets whenever we are in other countries.  This market was mostly a meat market.  We walked through and there were butchers on either side.  We were wondering how the customers decide who to go to.

There were also other things like olives and herbs.

There was also a fish market in the back.  I love fish but walking through here was an overwhelming fish smell that near the end I had to rush out so as not to puke.  I did take a few pictures before I ran out.

We then headed back to the train station.  On the way there we walked past a pet store.  Who knew they sold dogs by the pound in Athens.  Ok just kidding but I couldn’t resist taking a picture of this dog sitting on the scale.


We then went to the Syntagma Metro Station.  There is actually a glass wall and on the other side are graves.  It is amazing that this is still intact.

As you can see this is only the surface.  The metro is at least two stories below this.


We then went upstairs and saw the Greek Presidential Guard marching in front of Parliament.

They were so serious.

We then walked over to Hadrian’s Arch.  I was thinking while I was taking this photo that I guess the ancient Greeks did not imagine all the cars that are passing by this Arch.

We then walked to the Temple of Olympian Zeus.  This structure is amazing.  It’s a grand scale and I can’t even imagine how they built this and what they had to go through.

As you can see they are trying to hold this together with metal banding.  Let’s hope it stays for a while.

This one didn’t survive the fall, I could see where there was actually a metal rod inside to try and keep it together but it didn’t work.  It’s a same.  I think everyone should see this place.

Ok I’m almost done with Athens.  It will be done next week.

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