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One Good Life in Los Angeles takes on the world – cat in the Plaka area, Athens

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Plaka, Athens

Our last night in Athens I took one look back at the Plaka area as we walked back to our hotel.

This cat sitting in the doorway, the twin of my Tuxedo cat Friday, seemed to be bidding us farewell. Or maybe he was just waiting for dinner.

Wikipedia has a good description of the Plaka: Pláka (Greek: Πλάκα) is the old historical neighborhood of Athens, clustered around the northern and eastern slopes of the Acropolis, and incorporating labyrinthine streets and neoclassical architecture. Plaka is built on top of the residential areas of the ancient town of Athens. It is known as the “Neighbourhood of the Gods” due to its proximity to the Acropolis and its many archaeological sites.Plaka, Athens ceramic tile

One of my hobbies is painting kiln-fired ceramic tiles. This scene inspired me to paint a tile in my “Places” series.

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Author: RMW

I am an explorer and creative person. I've had many jobs, careers and interests... everything in life and the universe fascinates me. Born in Brighton, England, I've lived my entire adult life in Los Angeles, California. A few years ago I rediscovered photography which is a great excuse to get outside and look. I'm also in the process of re-writing some of my unpublished short stories and possibly a novel. .

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