Athens has a bad reputation and in all honesty it isn’t hard to see why. After the serene and tranquil beauty of the Greek islands, the loud streets, sweltering heat and frequent sightings of slightly less savory characters makes for an unflattering comparison. Even so this harsh modern city makes for a splendid contrast with the ancient wonders of the Athenian Acropolis. Like an owl, the city’s ancient emblem, the ruins of the Acropolis are perched calmly overlooking the city, watching as the people that fill scramble to do their business each day.
The Acropolis also bears witness to Athens’ role Continue reading