This is the view from the cheap seats at the Amphitheater. As you can see, the stage was being set for a concert that night. I\'m not sure why they even need the big amps. Vee demonstrated the near perfect acoustics of the place by having us sit halfway up the seats. She then stood at a specific mark on the stage. Then she tore a sheet of paper. We could hear it 30 rows up. The same thing when she dropped a coin. When she moved to another spot just a few feet away, she whispered and the sound seemed to come at us from a different location.
Day Twelve (Wednesday) July 5th 2006 This was about to be a very, very busy day. We were up rather early in order to leave on the bus at 8:00. Our breakfast wasn't as filling as our previous few in Greece. This morning it was back to cold cereal, a couple croissants and watery orange juice.
Our first order of business was to drive back up the isolated Tolo road into the larger city of Nafplion. Even though Tolo is the seaside ... read more
Europe » Greece » Attica » Athens Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
My wife and I met thirty-five years ago when we both worked for the airlines. We got out of the business when deregulation "ruined" it. Now she takes me with her students on her educational trips abroad.
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