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Parliament

There are funny dressed guards where the people are, kind of like at the Vatican.
Syntagma and More Museums

June 17th 2012
Got up early to catch the bus to Cape Sounion, but it was cancelled because apparently there's a fire that closed some of the roads. Disappointed, but just swapped some plans around. Hopefully tomorrow I can get down to the Cape. I started of all places at Syntagma Square and Parliament. This is the absolute heart of Athens, and is where the protests have been focused. Today also was the gr ... read more
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