Sunday, February 12, 2012

More Athens

Some random (and the last of them) photos of Athens.  Then we'll move back to CA photos.

JOL_4996

We just missed getting inside, but we saw a lot of the Temple of Olympian Zeus built in 6th century BC from various viewpoints in the city. Plus we walked around it trying to get in (it closes at 3 in the winter; we got to the gate at 3:10).

JOL_5178

JOL_5063

JOL_5217

JOL_5218

JOL_5219

Some graffiti:

JOL_5214

JOL_5213

JOL_5223

Best bathroom sign ever:

JOL_5172

Despite the coming austerity measures, the Plaka was jumping with shoppers...

JOL_5207

JOL_5206

The Athens Marathon was being run the next day -- it follows the route of the first marathon.

JOL_5180