Country 30: Greece | This post is the final part of my 30×30 series. Read more here! We visited the Parthenon with barely an hour to spare before the gates closed. Seeing this ancient site at golden hour was nothing short of magic—the way the light lingered on the white stone, the rest of Athens spread in a purplish-blue crowd at the foot of this famous hill. A waxing moon hovered next to the columns. The crowds thinned, but the light….lingered.