Syntagma, Athens // by stamatis71  on greeka.com

Syntagma, Athens // by stamatis71 on greeka.com

Rain, snow-- even wind-- will not defeat the trusted and resilient guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens, known as the Evzone. The khaki variation of the traditional foustanella, worn in the photo, is the summer uniform of these elite guards, known throughout the world for their precision footwork and constant dedication to their guard duty, never flinching an eye, or moving the slightest inch from their spot.

Rain, snow-- even wind-- will not defeat the trusted and resilient guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens, known as the Evzone. The khaki variation of the traditional foustanella, worn in the photo, is the summer uniform of these elite guards, known throughout the world for their precision footwork and constant dedication to their guard duty, never flinching an eye, or moving the slightest inch from their spot.

Εύζωνες στην Ακρόπολη Presidential Guard, Προεδρική Φρουρά,  Athens, Greek Guard, Evzones, Evzon Εύζωνες Akropolis

Εύζωνες στην Ακρόπολη Presidential Guard, Προεδρική Φρουρά, Athens, Greek Guard, Evzones, Evzon Εύζωνες Akropolis

Changing of the guard in front of the Parliament in Athens. The Presidential Guard in traditional clothing  _  Őrségváltás a Parlament előtt, Athénban. Az Elnöki gárda, tradicionális öltözetben

Changing of the guard in front of the Parliament in Athens. The Presidential Guard in traditional clothing _ Őrségváltás a Parlament előtt, Athénban. Az Elnöki gárda, tradicionális öltözetben

Guards parade at Syntagma square - Athens, Greece.  Watching these guys was amazing. Cruise to Greece and Turkey on Royal Olympic's Stella Solaris. 2000

Guards parade at Syntagma square - Athens, Greece. Watching these guys was amazing. Cruise to Greece and Turkey on Royal Olympic's Stella Solaris. 2000

This is just gorgeous. It's probably yiayia's first and only visit to Athens.

This is just gorgeous. It's probably yiayia's first and only visit to Athens.

Changing of the Guards at the Monument of Unknown Soldier, in front of the Parliament. Athens 1995. by gchristof, Flickr

Changing of the Guards at the Monument of Unknown Soldier, in front of the Parliament. Athens 1995. by gchristof, Flickr

« Aimer » ou l’intimité des photographes de l’agence Magnum

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