Changing of the Guard

Ever hour, there is a changing of the guard ceremony outside the Presidency. This was really interesting to watch - the guards were dressed up smart in uniform and marched up to the entrance and back. It's free to watch and since it takes place every hour the crowds were pretty small so we got … Continue reading Changing of the Guard


Athens: Changing of the Guard

Every hour at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Athens, the guard changes. While most of the time this is a straightforward affair, every Sunday at 11am they put on a more official/ tourist-y spectacle. I just got there in time to see the guards and marching band coming down the Main Street in front … Continue reading Athens: Changing of the Guard