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  • Day16

    ... in Elliniko

    December 7, 2016 in Greece ⋅ ⛅ 11 °C

    We've got a four room party house, next to the Metro 's last station. Wow, ths Athens tube excells for newness, quietness, lack of graffitti, employees on duty, seems safe, fast ride to the Acropolis. No broken escalators!
    The germans must have built it.
    There's a new museum called the Acropolis Museum . It has a life size replica of the top of the Parthenon, and they've taken all of the remaining friezes off the building and assembled them indoors, at a level where you can actually appreciate the art.
    For 2500 years people have damaged their necks trying to see the sculpture, way up there 80 ft high. Rubber necking , too, was invented here
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