The Anonymous Widower

The 2004 Olympic Site in Athens

I’d been to three Olympic sites before Athens; Moscow, Montreal and Barcelona. The first two were not in good states, although Barcelona was fairly good, but Athens wasn’t good at all, as these pictures show, with their graffiti and general dereliction.

In some ways it was all very sad!

I hope London’s legacy is more positive! Let’s hope West Ham and the Wellcome Trust do better!

March 29, 2011 - Posted by | Sport, Transport | , ,

5 Comments »

  1. The Commonwealth Games sites in Manchester are all in good condition, and in regular use.

    Comment by liz | March 31, 2011 | Reply

  2. Good for Manchester! But they are rather unusual in that they’ve found a legacy after their Games.

    Comment by AnonW | March 31, 2011 | Reply

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