Travel Blogs from Athens, Greece

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Greeks are brilliant!, Athens, Greece travel blog

Greeks are brilliant!

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... . Getting into Greece was pretty good, we took a ferry from Bari to Patras. Then the bus and train to Athens. But getting out of Greece was another thing. We knew we could get to Thessaloniki from Athens and according to the Eurail guide information we ...

The Goddess Athina, Athens, Greece travel blog

The Goddess Athina

A travel blog entry by danly

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... I've ever seen! I could not help but treat myself to a lovely pair of leather sandals made from here. Something to remember Greece by. It was a wonderfully warm night and people were about wandering around. Shops were all open till about 9pm. We decided ...

Its all Greek to me, Athens, Greece travel blog

Its all Greek to me

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... ;Syntagma Square.  We timed it well and got to see the changing of the guard. It was a fantastic introduction to Athens. Syntagma Square www.youtube.com/watch?v=15mAzcwamnI We decided to stop and have a bite to eat. We found a local ...

More Repairs - is it REALLY Possible?!?, Athens, Greece travel blog

More Repairs - is it REALLY Possible?!?

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... 8216;open‘.  Great. What to do?  This did not seem to be working out for us.  A huge city like Athens, I thought we would be able to find what we needed.  I’m not sure how much longer ingenuity and creativity will continue ...

Cycling Athens!, Athens, Greece travel blog

Cycling Athens!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... of the cycle-tourist who had been going around the world and clocked 1000’s and 1000’s of kms, finally got to Athens and was killed by a car.  Seeing the streets and the traffic made that seem like a definite possibility!  But after ...

chill out day, Athens, Greece travel blog

chill out day

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... CS) house and we would sit there, chatting and checking emails for 1,5h. Then we went to climb up Lekavitos - the highest hill in Athens, with a wonderful view from the top. We sat there for a while, admiring the view of panorama. On our way back home we ...

'Ne' Means 'Yea', Athens, Greece travel blog

'Ne' Means 'Yea'

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... had an amazing lunch with more food than we could eat and were ready to finish the ride.  Working our way towards Athens is a bit intimidating in itself.  London and Paris were cities we simply trained into and toured around.  We are ...

freaking hot, Athens, Greece travel blog

freaking hot

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... , when my friend Marcin, after the April trip to Romania and Istanbul, said: "So, Bogna, in July we`re gonna hitchhike around Greece and Balkans, aren`t we?", I didn`t consider for too long. We were supposed to get a group of people to come along with us, ...

The End of an Era, Athens, Greece travel blog

The End of an Era

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... taking more rest days.  We didn’t get as far, but I think we have some more memories.  I will always remember Greece as the place where I began to love olives, the place to buy the cheapest wine ever, anciet sites abound, and where the ...

One last day in Athens, Athens, Greece travel blog

One last day in Athens

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... by Greek and foreign artists, manuscripts, as well as a large collection of traditional costumes from the various regions of Greece. We wandered the building relatively alone. It was a really peaceful morning. The old Assembly hall in the ...

day at a beach, Athens, Greece travel blog

day at a beach

A travel blog entry by bogna

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... after we got back home (about 10pm), as already at 11pm we were supposed to meet up with Malgosia - a Polish girl living in Athens. We went altogether with her to Keramikos district and we were walking from club to club, looking for her friends from CS. ...

Now Acropolis..., Athens, Greece travel blog

Now Acropolis...

A travel blog entry by danly

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... out we headed for the central square of Athens, Syntagma Square where we were to meet a guide for a walking tour of Athens archaeological sites.  My cousin Caroline and her boyfriend Aaron gave us a guided tour of Athens for our wedding present ...

Long Stay in Athens, Athens, Greece travel blog

Long Stay in Athens

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... heads for a nice photo opportunity. I have a feeling some of those children might grow up to have an irrational fear of birds… Athens is surrounded by hills, so the two bike rides I managed were fun and away from traffic once I got out of the city. ...

Ancient Greece, Athens, Greece travel blog

Ancient Greece

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... they said that we could ride with the rest of the group back to the airport on March 1st. Yesterday when we arrived in Athens the representitive from Friendly Planet said that everyone had done some sort of extension so there wasn't a bus going to the ...

Welcome to Athens, Athens, Greece travel blog

Welcome to Athens

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... !  Our first stop is the Ancient Agora, or old market, which was the commercial, trade and social center of Athens where Socrates, Sophocles and Aristotle orated their thoughts and ideas to the masses.  There was a cool Museum that is ...

Escape from the Isle of Lesvos..., Athens to Mytilini, Greece travel blog

Escape from the Isle of Lesvos...

A travel blog entry by rawhideone

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... and all sorts of things begin to appear on small plates.   A point of information for your travels in Greece---there's a difference between cafes and restaurants, and it's hard to tell one from the other sometimes...  Restaurants serve ...

My big fat Greek slimeball., Athens, Greece travel blog

My big fat Greek slimeball.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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 A work trip to ...

Greece PART III - Athens, Athens, Greece travel blog

Greece PART III - Athens

A travel blog entry by cristinaw

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The last two days I had been to the capital of Greece, Athens. It is the center for arts, myths, legends, learning and philosophy, home of Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum, also, it was the birthplace of Socrates, Pericles, Sophocles and many ...

Athens and the Greek Islands..., Athens, Greece travel blog

Athens and the Greek Islands...

A travel blog entry by duke_schewe

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... views everywhere 6. The Cave of the Apocolypse at Patmos and my own "Pilgramage Path" 7. Shopping and a haircut in Athens....after a month in Africa, I was feeling very UNcivilized! 8. Agio Sofia Cave....very cool spelunking! Lowlights: 1. ...

Athens, Athens, Greece travel blog

Athens

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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Greece. Acropolis. Stones. Expensive coffee. Good food. Lots of argument. Cold nights. Although many blankets. Student discounts everywhere. Markets. ------------------------------------------------------------ --------------------------------- ...

Patras to Athens, Athens, Greece travel blog

Patras to Athens

A travel blog entry by yellowdragon

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... price: 5 € duration: 4 h carrier: OSE the official travelling website: OSE in English from Patras to Athens nightly travel through the night. darkness all around. hard seats on the train. everybody is smoking. cant breathe. the ...

Socrates, Plato, Sophocles and Tjhung, Athens, Greece travel blog

Socrates, Plato, Sophocles and Tjhung

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... drugs and prostitutes? Yes. Is the city just one big, conrete, urban jungle? Yes. Indeed, by right, considering these factors, Athens deserves 'the hole' label. But with the clock ticking down, the end in sight, athens plays its trump card of all ...

Athens, Athens, Greece travel blog

Athens

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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Exploring Santorini, Athens, Greece travel blog

Exploring Santorini

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... the hotel we grab a snack and head to the airport via the most expensive five minute cab ride of all time.  Only back in Athens for a few hours, we get a room at the holiday inn which is the most expensive airport holiday inn I've ever seen, and not ...

If a bird has the flu, does it sneeze?, Athens, Greece travel blog

If a bird has the flu, does it sneeze?

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... is beautiful and is a perfect day for a day in the Park. The National Garden is this oasis of green in the middle of Athens. It is beautiful even though it is still winter and the flowers and plants aren't blooming. The tree lined paths seem to beckon ...

Patras to Athens, Athens, Greece travel blog

Patras to Athens

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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... wasn’t so bad. It feels a little more chaotic than southern Italy, but the roads are in better condition and are wider. Athens really wasn’t made with any thoughts of cyclists, that is for sure. Still, compared to London, riding in Athens is ...

Off with her head!!!!, Athens, Greece travel blog

Off with her head!!!!

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... of time so we ate our last breakfast in the same place that we had our first, at Popeyes.  We are driving back to Athens today and staying in Markopoulo at the Hotel Pantheon Markopoulo, near the airport. It is a suburb of Athens and is ...

Athens, Greece, Athens, Greece travel blog

Athens, Greece

A travel blog entry by tbassplayer

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... after all. Our rail passes allowed us half off the price of a cabin upgrade so we got a room for our 23-hour journey to Greece. Day 33 - The hotel floated into port about an hour late so the train that we would have raced to get was long gone. Trains ...

Thank Zeus for Greece, Athens, Greece travel blog

Thank Zeus for Greece

A travel blog entry by crystalwaitekus

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...  I regularly encounter people who have a very bad taste in their mouth when it comes to our country.  While in Greece I considered employing the Socrates method, but upon further exploration, I realized that many people don't even want to have a ...

Days 247-250, Athens, Greece travel blog

Days 247-250

A travel blog entry by poolman99

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... ...., a few club officials, Fabio Aurelio (our injured Brazilian left full-back) and a few wives and girlfriends. Our accommodation in Athens was a boat! We checked in to a moored EasyCruise ship (thanks Stelios) and had a drink in the bar. Prinz got ...

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