15/12/2019

Taking Penelope for the first time to the Acropolis in Athens Greece

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Our daughter has fallen asleep countless times with stories from Greek mythology. One of her favorites is how Athens got its name from the goddess Athena.

Walking around the Acropolis then up to the sacred hill to the Parthenon was very special for even at the age of seven.

Following the Parthenon, we also went to the Acropolis Museum and Syntagma square to see the statue of the unknown soldier.

I think the best part for the family was getting back to the Greek cuisine after a lot of pasta and pizza in Sicily. And believe me, we love pizza. But Greek food still tops our charts.

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