|Self-portrait at the Acropolis Museum|
The view from the hill at sunset is simply stunning, no matter how many times I climb up this hill and see it.
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Then on the way down, we visited the new Acropolis Museum of Athens, opened just five years ago.
The last time I was in Athens, this museum was just being built, so it was my first time to see it on this trip. Even for this reason alone, it was worth stopping in Athens for a weekend.
We barely made it in, as we were the very last visitors allowed in before the doors closed.
I was so glad we were able to see it as it is just amazing and so beautifully presented.
They have very cleverly arranged the items taken from the Acropolis so that you get a very good view of how things once were.
You also get a pretty accurate idea of how the Parthenon must have looked like when visitors to Athens once gazed upon it in awe thousands of years ago.
And then we went on to dinner at our hotel, the Grande Bretagne, which is the grande dame of hotels in Athens.
In the beautiful antiques-filled lobby of the Grande Bretagne, we had a relaxing and casual dinner.
And I ordered a Greek risotto filled to the brim with lobster meat and another Greek salad, for a last evening all together in Greece, living a never-ending, and never-endingly eventful Travelife.