Greece

                         The Middle East is a fascinating place —

                                                   — step into time with me and see ancient history unfold.

                                                                                       You never know where we might end up…….

Entryway – the oldest archeological site in Greece

 

Ah, Athens – the center of civilization in the ancient world

    

The Parthenon – damaged in World War II when used by Germany to store explosives

 

          Six Maidens Temple near the Parthenon

 

     

Sculpture & Relief – on display at the Acropolis Museum in Athens

 

Amphitheatre in Athens, Greece

 

    

City of Santorini, Greece – houses built into the hill                               Donkey transport up the walkway through the maze of houses

 

                     

Monastary with the Monk’s covered walkway to the beach

                   

  Monk’s Walkway to the beach                                                            Greek Orthodox Priest       

 

Greek house in the countryside on Crete – handmade lacework for sale

 

    

Winery on Santorini – open to the public                                                 Harvesting local grapes from the vineyards

 

    

A trip up the mountainside, by burrow, to the mouth of the Dictian Cave

 

 

       Inside the Dictian Cave, supposed birthplace of the Greek god, Zeus

Mouth of the cave, looking upward

 

Amazing history, myths and legends abound in this ancient land;

a wealth of knowledge for the fertile imagination

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