Images of The Acropolis In Athens

Photographic impressions from our travels near and far…

The Porch of the Maidens on the Acropolis stands watch above modern Athens
The Parthenon
Temple of Hephaestus

The Athens Acropolis • Most people relate the Acropolis with Athens but an acropolis is actually a Greek word meaning a citadel or a fortified section of a Greek city. It is typically built on high ground or on a hill. Most Greek cities in the fifth century BC had an acropolis.

Dating back to 500 BC, this high rocky ground in the center of Athens, while famous for its incredible temples, is more noteworthy as the birthplace of the very concept of democracy. If you get the chance to visit spend some time marveling at the structures but also reflect upon those people who changed the way we think about government.

Looking up at the Acropolis from the city below

Boating On The Seine

Cruising through Paris on the river is one of the most enchanting ways to experience this incredible city. Sit back as you cruise past historic architecture, famous monuments and take in the remarkable beauty of the city. Most visitors to Paris will want to add a cruise on the River Seine to their plans and…

Shipwrecks, Abandoned And Derelict Boats

Thrown Away Boats   If you travel a lot, especially if you are a cruise enthusiast, you will on occasion come across ship and boat wrecks either grounded or in shallow water. They seem to garner more attention than wrecked and abandoned cars on land. Maybe there is something more intriguing or romantic about ship…

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