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