Modern goddess in Athens

What is a trip to Athens without seeing the Parthenon?

What is our entire civilization without the Acropolis?

What is the point of coming to Greece if I don’t get to see where everything began?

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These are the questions running through my head as I try to convince myself to hike up the Acropolis under this heat. The sun is shining too mightily for us mere mortals.

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To make myself worthy of the gods, it is but right to first get a new ‘do.

(or to find an excuse to delay the agony)

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Hopefully my new look will please the gods.

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Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus

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Parthenon

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My oh my oh my,

mapapaluhod ako sa mga diyos sa ganda!

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Kariatides
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Kore Porch (or Caryatids’ balcony)
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or the Tomb of Poseidon, featuring the Caryatides statues of six Greek maidens
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behind me is a photo bomber and behind her is the Temple of Athena Nike

Now I understand why I needed to suffer under the scorching heat.

It’s the gods way of saying “you are not worthy.”

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Temple of Olympian Zeus
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Felt like a modern goddess amidst the remarkable ruins, naks!

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Even with the ongoing renovation and restoration, I can still imagine its glorious past.

Aaaaah to be a goddess in those days.

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Lykavittos Hill and Athens, as seen from the Acropolis.

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Earth to Jazel!

Kailangan ng magkatawang tao muli at iyapak ang mga paa sa lupa. 

Since this is also my last day, I wanted to continue walking the ancient streets of Athens.

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Discovered this shop that is full of character (pati yung tindera karakter!)

It looked like the place was stuck in time.

Everything here is authentic and handmade.

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In the evening, I met a local who took me around his motorbike (feeling dyosa!)

Tried a local drink in a pub, watched a concert at a bar and saw the whole of Athens at night from the top of a hill.

It truly was a spectacular view.

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Sas Ef̱charistó̱ Athens,

for making me experience what is it like to be a goddess.

Naks!

***

Selfies shot with my i-pad, the rest with my dslr 

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