Now, I know there are some FtBers who don’t much care about the Olympics. They are, of course, wrong.
So this is a pro-Olympics thread, where y’all can throw your observations. I’ll also just tuck a little Olympian eye candy in here–I have not yet managed to make it to the Olympic games, but I did race (and lose) at the Olympic stadium. Not an Olympic stadium, the stadium at Olympia.
Here. As always, click to embiggen.
Between that site and this one…
…is where the Olympic torch is lit, at the Temple of Hera, every four (well, two) years.
Connected to the site is a stunning archeological museum, which has had to withstand the fires a few years ago, and of course the economic downturn more recently.