The Acropolis opens its gates again

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Today is a historic day: after two months of lockdown, Greek archaeological sites are open again. So, our virtual journey will take us to the Acropolis, on its first day after the lockdown.   In these two months, Greece managed … Continue reading


For want of some water…

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By the time the Greek War of Independence broke out, in 1821, the Acropolis had become one of the most heavily fortified castles in Greece. Three of its slopes were so steep that an attack there was impossible. The only … Continue reading


Far from the madding crowd…

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I wasn’t working this Sunday. How did I spend my day off? I went up to the Acropolis as I do almost every day, only this time it was early and I was alone. The Acropolis I found was different … Continue reading