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February 7, 2017 -Greek Food 1 - Stomach 0

Last night was a very long night.  I had such a good dinner, totally off my regular diet and as I wrote yesterday I so enjoyed it but a price was paid for it.   755 more words

The Case for the Elgin Marbles

I was reading Keats last night:

My spirit is too weak – mortality
Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep,
And each imagined pinnacle and steep…

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Mediterranean Mondays

Top 10 museums in the world - 2016

The ten best museums in the world chosen by the international travel agency Trip Advisor, according to the opinions of visitors, the Acropolis museum to be in the top ten and what specifically in ninth and fifth in the top of Europe. 126 more words


Reclaiming the Parthenon marbles

“We are at the turn of the 19th Century. Napoleon is pondering the risk of invading England. He decides that it is not a very good idea. 1,891 more words


Athens, Greece

After landing in Athens and getting ripped off by a Greek cab driver, we unpacked quickly, left the hotel, and hopped on the metro to check out the sights. 852 more words


First Stop, GREECE!

I’ve been gone for a while because well, as the wedding drew closer, I was just all over the place trying to make sure everything went well and according to plan. 857 more words


New Acropolis Museum

The New Acropolis Museum stands starkly out from the landscape of Athens.  It is a modern, black and glass building, with the top floor perched oddly askew.   490 more words