National Archaeological Museum

Athens and Marathon: Travel-study, Leg 3

It was a sweltering day in Athens, temperatures rising to 43 degrees Celsius, but we had a tight and busy schedule. The three-hour bus ride the day before from Delphi was sleepy and uneventful, allowing us to recharge. Professor Nagy led the charge on the morning of June 16 through the colorful streets of Plaka toward the Acropolis, a ten-minute walk from our hotel. Read more