Cape Sounion

On my last full day in Athens, I decided to visit Cape Sounion as a quick afternoon getaway. Cape Sounion is at the south-eastern tip of the Attican peninsula, and is a very popular half day trip from Athens. It is not only famous for the sanctuaries built there, but also for its romanic sunset! 😉

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The Founding of Athens

The history of Athens is a long and winding road (Beatles reference! :D) and I don’t want to bore you guys (or myself, for that matter) with historical dates and events, so I will tell you the mythological founding story instead (which is frankly much more exciting!) :

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