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This morning I woke up pretty early and lay in bed gazing up at the Lycabettus Hill. I learnt today that Lycabettus Hill was created as Athena was attempting to make the Acropolis even higher. She got distracted and dropped … Continue reading

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A Grand Scale

The ticket to the Colosseum includes the archaeological site of the Palatine Hill and the Forum Romana. And while these ruins are not as intact and imposing as the gladiatorial arena, I found that my notions of ancient Rome and … Continue reading

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