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sunset-over-athens / Sunset over downtown Athens

athens-downtown-agora-park / Modern park in the ancient agora of Athens in the heart of downtown

acropolis-at-sunset / The Acropolis, a rock 512 feet above sea level in the center of Athens, at sunset

areopagus-at-sunset / Areopagus or Areios Pagos, a rocky outcropping once viewed as the Hill of Ares, adjacent to The Acropolis

athens-plaka-at-dusk / The plaka of Athens at dusk

areopagus-at-dusk / Dusk view of Areopagus or Areios Pagos, a rocky outcropping once viewed as the Hill of Ares, adjacent to The Acropolis

athens-skyline-at-night / Athens skyline at night, with the agora as the dark foreground

acropolis-at-sunrise / The Acropolis, a rock 512 feet above sea level in the center of Athens, at sunrise

the-acropolis / The Acropolis, a rock 512 feet above sea level in the center of Athens, at sunrise

athens-skyline-at-dawn / Athens skyline at dawn

athens-city-skyline / Athens city skyline

athens-skyline / Athens skyline

odeon-of-herodes-atticus-amphitheater / Odeon of Herodes Atticus, an amphitheater built on the south slope of the Athenian Acropolis, restored with new marble and used for theatre and musical events

odeon-of-herodes-atticus-wall / Part of a three-story wall of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, an amphitheater built on the south slope of the Athenian Acropolis

areopagus-hill / Areopagus hill, which once served as the seat of a council of elders and homicide court in the days of ancient Athens

tourist-crowds-on-acropolis / Crowds of tourists swarm over the Acropolis Hill, even in the fall off-season

south-side-of-the-acropolis / Tourists climb the Propylaea, the gateway to the rest of the Acropolis

restoration-and-scaffolding-acropolis / Scaffolding in place as part of the restoration of the Acropolis

restoration-and-scaffolding-parthenon / Scaffolding in place as part of the restoration of The Parthenon

parthenon-front-view / Front view of The Parthenon, a temple of Athena built in the 5th century BC and the most famous example of classic Greek architecture

the-parthenon / The Parthenon, a temple of Athena built atop the Acropolis in the 5th century BC and the most famous example of classic Greek architecture

parthenon-side-view / Side view of The Parthenon, a temple of Athena built in the 5th century BC and the most famous example of classic Greek architecture

parthenon-column-metope-detail / Detail of columns and metopes, or sculptural carvings, used in The Parthenon, a Doric order temple

parthenon-column-detail / Detail of columns used in The Parthenon, a Doric order temple

athens-skyline-acropolis-horizontal / Athens skyline viewed from the Acropolis

athens-skyline-acropolis-vertical / Athens skyline viewed from the Acropolis

theater-of-dionysus-eleuthereus / Theater of Dionysus Eleuthereus (or Dionysos or Dionysius) at base of Acropolis surrounded by the Temenos, or sacred grounds, and built in the 6th century BC

temple-of-olympian-zeus-from-above / Temple of Olympian Zeus, in the heart of Athens near Syntagma Square and built around the 6th century BC, viewed from above

lycabettus-hill / Lycabettus Hill, also called Mount Lycabettus, the highest point in Athens

red-clay-roof-tiles / Red clay roof tiles in Athens

lycabettus-hill-wide-angle / Wide-angle view of Lycabettus Hill, also called Mount Lycabettus, the highest point in Athens

erechtheum-greek-temple / The Erechtheum, or Erechtheion, an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis

porch-of-maidens / The Porch of Maidens, with six draped figures known as caryatids, on the north side of the Erechtheum atop the Acropolis

greek-magazines / Magazines on newsstand in Athens, Greece

temple-of-zeus-corinthian-columns-detail / Detail of only 15 Corinthian columns that are part of the Temple of Olympian Zeus and remain standing, out of 104 that were part of the original

temple-of-zeus / The Temple of Olympian Zeus, once the largest temple in Greece, and now only a few columns remain standing

temple-of-zeus-acropolis / The Temple of Olympian Zeus, once the largest temple in Greece, with the Acropolis in the distance

temple-of-zeus-corinthian-columns / Only 15 Corinthian columns that are part of the Temple of Olympian Zeus remain standing, out of 104 that were part of the original

acropolis-framed-by-stone / The Acropolis hill framed by stone and viewed from the Temple of Zeus

temple-of-zeus-side-view / Side view of the Temple of Olympian Zeus, a project that began in the 6th century BC and completed under Emperor Hadrian in the 2nd century AD

greek-parliament-guard / Guard posted in front of Greek Parliament Building, in Syntagma (Constitution) Square

athens-greek-parliament-guard / Guard posted in front of Greek Parliament Building, in Syntagma Square (Constitution Square)

changing-of-the-guard-hotel-grande-bretagne / Changing of the guard in front of Hotel Grande Bretagne

changing-of-the-guard-pigeons / Pigeons flocking during the changing of the guard ritual by the Greek Parliament building

changing-of-the-guard-syntagma-square / Changing of the guard in front of the Greek Parliament building, in Syntagma Square (Constitution Square)

greek-soldier-changing-of-the-guard / Greek soldier participating in changing of the guard ritual in front of the Greek Parliament building in Syntagma Square

greek-soldiers-changing-of-the-guard / Greek soldiers participating in changing of the guard ritual in front of the Greek Parliament Building in Syntagma Square

changing-of-the-guard-evzones / Elite greek soldiers called evzones participating in changing of the guard ritual in front of the Greek Parliament building

greek-changing-of-the-guard-ritual / Greek soldiers participating in changing of the guard ritual in front of the Greek Parliament building in Syntagma Square

changing-of-the-guard-ritual-athens / Greek soldiers participating in changing of the guard ritual in front of the Greek Parliament Building in Athens' Syntagma Square

changing-of-the-guard-ceremony / Greek soldiers participating in changing of the guard ceremony in front of the Greek Parliament, much like Buckingham Palace

changing-of-the-guard-ceremony-greece / Greek soldiers participating in changing of the guard ceremony in front of the Greek Parliament building in Athens' Syntagma Square

changing-of-the-guard-parliament-building / Greek soldiers participating in changing of the guard ceremony in front of the Greek Parliament building in Athens' Syntagma Square

traffic-control-camera-sign-vandalized / Vandalized traffic control camera sign, probably for red-light cameras

lycabettus-hill-from-below / Lycabettus Hill, also called Mount Lycabettus, viewed from below along a typically Athenian narrow street

greek-pay-phone / Greek pay phone

hellenic-parliament-building / Hellenic Parliament building in Athens' Syntagma Square, once a royal palace, museum, and makeshift hospital

free-newspaper-stands / Free newspaper stands in Athens, one of which is occupied

colorful-newspaper-stands / Colorful free newspaper stands in Athens, one of which is occupied

temple-of-olympian-zeus-sunset / Sunset at the Temple of Olympian Zeus, in the heart of Athens near Syntagma Square and built around the 6th century BC

temple-of-olympian-zeus-night / The Temple of Olympian Zeus at night, located in the heart of Athens near Syntagma Square and built around the 6th century BC

acropolis-at-night-above / The Acropolis, a rock 512 feet above sea level in the center of Athens, at night

chapel-of-st-george / Chapel of St. George, dating from the 19th century, at the top of Mount Lycabettus

acropolis-at-night / The Parthenon atop the Acropolis, a rock 512 feet above sea level in the center of Athens, at night

acropolis-at-night-side-view / Side view of the Parthenon and the Acropolis, in the center of downtown Athens, at night

parthenon-at-night / Night view of The Parthenon, an ancient temple still standing in the center of downtown Athens

internet-governance-forum-2006 / Hardly-well-attended plenary session at the United Nations' 2006 Internet Governance Forum, or IGF

internet-governance-forum-2006-security / Bizarre security at the United Nations' 2006 Internet Governance Forum: the metal detectors worked but the guards didn't look through even large bags

vougliameni-beaches / Cement-backed, relatively narrow and crowded beaches in Vougliameni, a coastal suburb of Athens

vougliameni-waterfront / Waterfront in Vougliameni, a coastal suburb of Athens

vougliameni-hills / Hills almost reminiscent of northern California in Vougliameni, a coastal suburb of Athens

internet-governance-forum-2006-hotel / Perhaps the real reason the United Nations held its Internet Governance Forum at this spa hotel: multiple swimming pools and a beachfront location

vougliameni-beach / Game-playing on the beach in Vougliameni, a coastal suburb of Athens

nitin-desai-igf / Nitin Desai, chair of the United Nations' Internet Governance Forum, center

igf-reception / Another reason that delegates like to go to the Internet Governance Forum sessions: superior canapes. These were paid for by the Greek Post Office.

suresh-ramasubramanian / Suresh Ramasubramanian, Outblaze anti-spam chief

port-of-piraeus / Port of Piraeus, one of the busiest and oldest in the world, with the Flying Dolphin X hydrofoil in the far left

flower-draped-wall / Flower-draped wall and gate on the island of Hydra

orange-tree / Orange tree on the island of Hydra

hotel-miranda-hydra / Hotel Miranda, a comfortable place with a pleasant proprietor

stray-cats / Stray cats on the island of Hydra, which has plenty of them

hydra-cats / Stray cats on the island of Hydra, which has plenty of them

stray-cats-hydra / Some of many stray cats on the island of Hydra, which prosper in the summer but not in the winter (a charity named HydraARK apparently is being formed)

fruit-and-vegetable-stand / Fruit and vegetable stand on Hydra

stray-cats-hydra-waterfront / One of many stray cats on the Hydra waterfront, which prosper in the summer but not in the winter

hydra-waterfront / Waterfront on the Saronic island of Hydra, Port's waterfront, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf

hydra-waterfront-shops / Shops along the waterfront on the Saronic island of Hydra, Port's waterfront, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf

fishing-nets-hydra / Fishing nets along the waterfront on the Saronic island of Hydra

hydra-port / Hydra Port, the name of the picturesque main town on the Saronic island of Hydra

table-and-chair-outdoor-cafe / Table and chair in outdoor cafe at Hydra Port, the name of the island's picturesque main town

horse-on-island-of-hydra / Horse on Hydra, the only form of transportation permitted on the island

hydra-town-street / Picturesque street in the town of Hydra Port

hydra-countryside / Hydra countryside with ancient stone walls and limestone outcroppings

hydra-town-from-above / Hydra town from above, on an island that has no water and has to import it from the Greek mainland

hydra-port-from-above / Port of Hydra from above, on an island that has no water and has to import it from the Greek mainland

jesus-christ-mosaic / Jesus Christ mosaic on church an island of Hydra

cats-and-kittens-hydra / Cats and kittens on Greek island of Hydra

port-of-hydra-waterfront / Waterfront along the crescent-shaped Port of Hydra

horses-on-island-of-hydra / Horses and donkeys on Hydra, the only form of transportation permitted on the island

hydra-waterfront-shopping / Shopping along Hydra's picturesque waterfront

port-of-hydra / Port of Hydra, the central feature on an island known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and lack of automobiles and motorcycles

hydra-shopping / Shopping and the usual Greek tourist fare on Hydra, an island known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and lack of automobiles and motorcycles

hydra-waterfront-cafe / Waterfront cafe on Hydra, an island known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and a welcome lack of automobiles and motorcycles

horse-hydra-no-cars / Horse on Hydra, an island known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and a welcome lack of automobiles and motorcycles

hydra-fishing-village / Fishing village on the island of Hydra, known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and a welcome lack of automobiles and motorcycles

hydra-fishing-village-at-sunset / Sunset over a fishing village on the island of Hydra, known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and a welcome lack of automobiles and motorcycles

greek-fishing-village / Greek fishing village on the island of Hydra, known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and a welcome lack of automobiles and motorcycles

greece-fishing-village / Fishing village in Greece on the island of Hydra, known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and a welcome lack of automobiles and motorcycles

greece-fishing-boats / Fishing boats in Greece on the island of Hydra, known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and a welcome lack of automobiles and motorcycles

greek-islands / Fishing boats in the Greek islands on Hydra, known for its rocky hillsides, monasteries, and a welcome lack of automobiles and motorcycles

fishing-village-street / Quaint fishing village street, with the Peloponnese (or Peloponnesus) peninsula in distance

mediterranean-sea-islands / Islands in the Mediterranean sea, with Greece's Peloponnese (or Peloponnesus) peninsula in distance

flying-dolphin-hydrofoil / Aboard the Flying Dolphin X hydrofoil en route from the Saronic islands to the Port of Piraeus

port-of-piraeus-ferries / Ferries that ply the Mediterranean Sea line the sides of the Port of Piraeus, one of the busiest and oldest in the world

port-of-piraeus-catamarans / High-speed catamarans that ply the Mediterranean Sea line the sides of the Port of Piraeus, one of the busiest and oldest in the world

christian-artwork-for-sale-plaka / Artwork, largely Christian-themed, for sale in the Plaka region of Athens

plaka-athens / A sidewalk cafe in the Plaka district, one of the older regions of Athens near the Acropolis

roman-agora / The ruins of the Roman Agora, the second commercial center of Athens

roman-agora-athens / The ruins of the Roman Agora, the second commercial center of Athens

athens-ancient-agora / The ancient agora of Athens in the heart of downtown

temple-of-hephaestus / The Temple of Hephaestus, dedicated to the god of blacksmiths, volcanos, and metallurgy

temple-of-hephaestus-front / The Temple of Hephaestus, dedicated to the god of blacksmiths, volcanos, and metallurgy

temple-of-hephaestus-columns / Marble columns built in the Doric style supporting the well-preserved Temple of Hephaestus

temple-of-hephaestus-friezes / Friezes along the top of the well-preserved Temple of Hephaestus, some of which show the labors of Heracles and Theseus' quest to kill the minotaur

temple-of-hephaestus-hallway / Hallway formed by Doric columns in the well-preserved Temple of Hephaestus

doric-columns / Doric columns supporting the well-preserved Temple of Hephaestus

athens-temple-of-hephaestus / The Temple of Hephaestus, adjacent to the Acropolis and in a section of Athens' ancient agora reserved for blacksmiths and metal workers

monastiraki-athens / Interior of a trendy restaurant in the Monastiraki district of Athens

acropolis-night-side-view / Side view of the Acropolis at night, rising from the plain of Attica with steep cliffs on three sides

acropolis-night-plaka / The Plaka neighborhood of Athens, with the Acropolis in the distance

plaka-skyline-at-night / Sunset over the Plaka area of downtown Athens

 

Declan McCullagh is a photographer who lives and works in San Francisco, California. His photographs are available for licensing and for purchase as signed custom prints.

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