Posts Tagged ‘ Acropolis Museum ’

Saturday snippets: 12th July 2014

Jul 12th, 2014 | By

From Jet 2 to Jakarta and Bahrain to Brighton, Adrian rounds off some of the week’s travel stories you might have missed.

Greece 5000 Years Old

Nov 12th, 2009 | By

Another country to major on its past is Greece as typified by the slogan (the headline above) that they will be running on the advertising early next year. But as with any successful tourist destination Greece blends the old with the modern. With a history and the remains of buildings going back millennia, part of everyday life is that almost wherever you try and put up a new building or a pipeline you hit Greece’s cultural past. (That would make Channel 4’s Time Team envious!)

Athens Museum Opens

Jun 20th, 2009 | By

Nearly every place of any size in the UK has a museum. They were developed so that the public would have the opportunity of seeing things that had been given by generous benefactors who had found them or bought them. These finds could come from anywhere in the world. Millions of us visit our museums every year helped in many cases that so many are freeThe adventurous spirit of people who could afford to go on the Grand Tour around Europe in the eighteenth and
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