Of course, the ancient Greeks painted most of the buildings and statues in
what today would be considered garish colors.


Dan Matyola
http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola

On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 9:41 AM, Alan C <c...@lantic.net> wrote:

> Yes, I agree. Those streets seem very "un-city". I saw it briefly (the
> Acropolis, that is), from the Airport during a late night stopover. They
> didn't have floodlights in ancient Greek times but it must have looked
> quite impressive from below on a bright moonlit night.
>
> Alan C
>
> -----Original Message----- From: Daniel J. Matyola
> Sent: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 3:28 PM
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> Subject: Re: PESOs (3) - Acropolis
>
> Lovely images, Rick.
>
> The acropolis is one of the true gems of Western civilization, and you have
> portrayed it quite well.  The Plaka, at the base of the Acropolis, is a
> charming neighborhood, much more enjoyable than the modern sections of
> Athens, which are so beset by graffiti and urban decay.
>
> Dan Matyola
> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
>
> On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 8:15 PM, Rick Womer <rickpic...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> A colleague and I took the half-hour uphill walk from the hotel to the top
>> of the Acropolis. The narrow streets (?) are lined with restaurants and
>> cafes.
>>
>> The destination:
>> https://photos.smugmug.com/Acropolis/i-mV94MsD/0/
>> ac4bbe30/O/Athens%204-17%20%23-40.jpg
>>
>> Part way up:
>> https://photos.smugmug.com/Acropolis/i-RSN9NZ3/0/
>> 54229de1/O/Athens%204-17%20%23-33.jpg
>>
>> More to go:
>> https://photos.smugmug.com/Acropolis/i-WgtXGCT/0/
>> 838148f7/O/Athens%204-17%20%23-35.jpg
>>
>> Comments appreciated.
>>
>> Rick
>>
>>
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