Tuesday Photo Challenge – Old

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Old When walking in Athens, OLD is everywhere.  But when you find an archeological dig right in the middle of a sidewalk I find it amazing.  Here is only one of the many archeological sites that are found throughout Athens. #fpj-photo-challenge

Evanescent

Evanescent Athens provided a memory for me that I will not soon forget – the music of these bells ringing at midnight on Easter to celebrate “He has Risen” .  Not just ringing bells, but the bell ringer actually rang in music with just these two bells.  I was fascinated by the sound and found…

Temptation

Temptation My hostess in Athens was gracious enough to leave me these delicious looking cookies for me.  I really appreciated the gesture.  Too bad I am gluten intolerant.  They were very tempting. Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge

The Busy Makrianni-Koukaki Streets

Makrianni-Koukaki Streets The busy streets of Makrianni-Koukaki was a familiar path I took while visiting Athens.  I spent a lot of time here and thoroughly enjoyed every moment. It is one of the most popular walking areas in the city and easily within walking distance of the Acropolis and many other historical sites worthy of visiting. Cee’s…

Despair

Despair Have you ever been taking photos of one thing and then gotten home and discovered in the background something or someone that you didn’t see while you were taking the photo?  I was taking photos of a restaurant and the waiters and activity going on.   Went I got home and discovered this very…

Lone Athens Acropolis Tree

Sunday Trees – 286 As you exit the Acropolis hill, you see this one little tree.  I suppose if it weren’t spring you wouldn’t see these beautiful purple blooms and it wouldn’t stand out among all the other trees.   But here it was and it caught my attention.  The blooms were unique as well.  I…

Tuesdays of Texture

Tuesdays of Texture Imagine if you will, the times that these mosaics were commonplace, the times when you casually walked across them and didn’t give them a second thought.  Today in Athens, you find them scattered in the most unlikely places as you walk through the markets, the parks and the streets of the city.…