Sunday, November 15, 2015

Our Beautiful World - Stone - The Acropolis, Athens, Greece, November 15, 2015

I have been fortunate to see many of the world's most beautiful places - the Acropolis in Athens, Greece and the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, being among the most special.

The Acropolis of Athens, according to Wikipedia, "is an ancient citadel located high on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains several buildings of historical and architectural significance."  Seeing it always gives me chills and begins day dreams about what life must have been like in the time of Pericles and the ancient Greeks.  I sip wine in Plaka tavernas, feast on spanokapita, taramasalata and lamb and my imagination runs wild.  

I am participating in: OBW 123 ~ 123 Stone


  1. Oh for sure it gives chills! I've been there too so I know exactly what you mean! Awesome photo... the mind finds it hard to comprehend how men lugged those stones up so high.. and to be still standing today. Thanks for sharing with Our Beautiful World!

    1. I still haven't made it to the Pyramids but, in all these ancient civilizations, the treasures left behind, leave me in awe. I've been spending part of the last four years in India and I am always rewarded there with sights of beautiful ancient temples built by man.

  2. I'm sure you'll find a way to see all the wonders of the world before you put your feet up for good. You're an inspiration.

  3. Beautiful photo. You've captured my imagination with your description. So glad to have found you through Our Beautiful World.