One night stand in Athens

Finally got to Athens and finally went to the Parthenon. Breathtaking in every sense of the word-steep uphill climb, eyes drawn skyward, mind boggling structure, beautiful and tragic in its obvious original glory and modern destruction. If you get a chance to see Nova’s show on the reconstruction endeavors, take a look because it is an immense and painstaking task of detail and minutiae, entrapped in tons of marble.

Having dinner at the Pita Pan very cute Greek fast food and actually good. AND it has free wi-fi! The Internet access through out the trip has been slow and expensive, so I have to thank the Olympian gods for the Pita Pan.

On to Madrid tomorrow where the forecast says rain. Aaarrgh.


About Stein Ink

Gertrude Stein's cousin. Writer, Reader, Knitter. STARR Restaurant Reporter and Virtual Travel Editor for the Tri-City Voice, serving communities East of the Bay (as in San Francisco Bay Area). Married with one wife, one small dog, and an irritable cat. Raised on the East Coast, where they have an "edge" not found out here in California. Two grown children: good men with families.
This entry was posted in Writing. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to One night stand in Athens

  1. DeAnne says:

    How fun! Pictures please! I’ve always wanted to see Greece as well as Italy and France. Actually, Portugal too. Maybe someday! Enjoy the rest of your trip!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s