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When the lights flicker on at the Parthenon

In the presence of the Parthenon, disappointment stabbed me. Finally in Athens, I climbed the hill to the Acropolis in the extreme heat of the afternoon. I passed through the ornate gate, and, lifting my eyes toward this majestic temple … Continue reading

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Vacation in Greece

As we got off the subway in Athens, we glimpsed the Parthenon sitting atop the Acropolis. We had a great view of it glowing in the distance from our hotel’s pool deck, too. When we climbed to the top of … Continue reading

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