Travel Blogs from Amarynthos
... No such luck. It took me 3 times of trying to wave someone down to even get anyone's attention. Finally, a guy saw me, smiled and kept of walking. Finally, I got my bill, paid and left.
Lesson learned: Never sit down at a Greek restaurant unless you have an hour to kill.
Parthenon, Propylaea, Erechtheion
First you come upon the Propylaea, the entrance to the Acropolis. This is more than just a set of stairs. This ...
Today we left Larnaca and arrived in Athens, Greece. We walked around the center of the city because luckily our hotel was situated right in the middle. We walked through crowded streets of people shopping and then through the main square. After that we walked through a long line of restaurants. We then came across a flea market and took a good long time to sift through all the hidden treasures. I bought myself a One Step Polaroid Land Camera. I couldn't resist. ...
... at some of the statues and other pieces of the museum’s collection of artifacts from the Agora. I guess our hunger was getting to us and we were a bit loopy but I decided I wanted Tom to take a picture of me standing behind a headless statue. Well….that did not go over so well with the staff looking for stupid tourists who would do that. It is apparently disrespectful and frowned upon to take pictures of the sort. At least that is what I hear from ...
... pumps for irrigation - now replaced by mechanical pumps. Continued west to the city of Hania, which had an interesting old town and Venetian port. It was a good base for doing a hike in the Samaria Gorge. We took a local bus to the head of the gorge, where our hike started with a long steep descent from about 1200 metres through ancient cypress and pine forest. At its narrowest the Samaria "gate" is just 4 metres wide and the cliffs rise ...
... top terrace for the free breaky filling up on a mix of cereals whilst overlooking the smoggy city and listening to Roxanne playing on the radio. I grabbed the bags of things I had put aside to send home and made my way to the Post Office. I had to buy an XL box to fit everything in which was like a puzzle to put together. The man working behind the counter saw I was struggling so came over to help me. It ended up costing me 60€ to send everything home but it was well worth it ...
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