Athens, Panathinaikon Stadium

Rebuilt for the first modern Olympic games in 1896 this stadium stands on the site of a much older stadium.


Today is Greek orthodox Easter Sunday so a lot of places and most of the monuments were closed. We took advantage of the day with a hop on hop off tour around the city and when it stopped here we had to look around.


I really don’t have many words for plces like this. Just simply beautiful. As someone who loves to workout and exercise this is like a mecca, the site of the first modern Olympic games.



Dnner this evening was just fabulous and I have some lovely photos, but as its 11:20pm and I have had much food and some wine its time for bed now.


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 )

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s