The Acropolis Museum in Athens

Sitting at the base of the Acropolis in Athens and just two blocks from the Acropolis Metro station is the Acropolis Museum. The Acropolis Museum, one of the ten most important museums in the world, was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes. Discoveries date from the GreekContinue reading “The Acropolis Museum in Athens”

Two Museums In Piraeus Greece

A Liberty Ship Museum Near Athens Greece I admit I have a special fondness for these WWII antiques having spent over two years at sea on one. So I was really surprised and pleased to find one set up as a museum in Piraeus harbor. During World War II American shipyards launched almost three thousandContinue reading “Two Museums In Piraeus Greece”

The Heart of Athens the Acropolis

Rising up out of the center of Athens, Greece is the Acropolis. It is located on a rock formation that rises 490 ft above the sea . The semi-flat surface covers an area of about 7.4 acres which makes it a pretty small place to be recognized as the birthplace of Western civilization. The claimContinue reading “The Heart of Athens the Acropolis”

Mediterranean Itineraries

Considering A Mediterranean Cruise Summer is cruising season in the Mediterranean and the major cruise lines are well established in the market and offer a wide variety of itineraries. There are a number of similarities in most itineraries with the two main embarkation ports being Barcelona and the port for Rome, Civitavecchia. Venice, Italy isContinue reading “Mediterranean Itineraries”

The Acropolis in Athens

Rising up out of the center of Athens, Greece is the Acropolis. It is located on a rock formation that rises 490 ft above the sea . The semi-flat surface covers an area of about 7.4 acres which makes it a pretty small place to be recognized as the birthplace of Western civilization. It isContinue reading “The Acropolis in Athens”

Piraeus The Port of Athens, Greece

General –  Piraeus is the seaport serving the city of Athens. This city is a major metropolis in its own right and the commercial area southeast of the port and near the sea has a number of excellent restaurants and attractions. While most passengers visiting this port for the first time will head out toward Athens andContinue reading “Piraeus The Port of Athens, Greece”