A day-and-a-half in the Plaka neighborhood of Athens, at the beginning of a 21-day trip through Europe.
iPhone 7; May 2017.
The Odeon of Herodes Atticus theater, located on the southwest slope of the Acropolis.
Temple and sky.
A pretty facade on Adrianou Street, one of the main pedestrian streets of the Plaka.
Coffee and delicious baklava at Yiasemi, a cafe in the Plaka district.
One of the houses on a quiet street near the Plaka neighborhood, in the shadow of the Acropolis.
The Parthenon (plus scaffolding).
Steps leading somewhere . . . . in the Plaka district.
A colorful wall in Athens.
Our first and only dinner in Athens: lots of mezes.
Atop the Acropolis.
View of Athens and the Acropolis from the Electra Palace rooftop.
A sign directing people to the Acropolis.