Athens, Greece – Zeus’s Thunderstorms

Good morning!  This is my 11th day in Athens.  So far, there have been at least 3 days of full out thunderstorms.  What is spectacular about these thunderstorms is how fast they move in then move out.  It is as if they have a life of their own – or are the creation of a…

Athens, Greece – Hadrian’s Arch and Temple of Olympian Zeus

Zeus was busy today on Mount Olympus making thunder that boomed loudly, with moments of heavy rain.  Not deterred after my morning’s successful trip to the Kallidromiou Market, rain and thunder/no rain and thunder, I was off to Plaka! I took the Metro to the Acropolis Station that would get me close to Plaka. I…