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Athens, Greece

We have been anticipating this trip for around 9 months and it finally arrived.  Took the "Little Guy", the Fuji XT20 - I am hear to tell you that was the best decision I could have made.  I also purchased a point and shoot water proof Fuji Fine Pix XP120 at Mike's Camera on a whim. I was there to pick up 10-24 MM wide angle for TX20.  Sweet lens! The Fine Pix came in handy after a full day of exploring and shooting, I could slip that guy in my pocket for our evening outings.  I am not a huge fan of shooting with my iPhone although I am trying - love my cameras too much I guess.

We arrived a day early so we could rest up and have a bit of independent exploration. Our hotel was two blocks from the Acropolis which we could see from hour hotel room. We walked down the cobblestone street and passed the cafes with outdoor dining knowing full well we would be eating lunch at one of them in the near future.  There was a stone road that led to a pine treed park.  After resting a …
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