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We arrived in Athens, Greece at about 1 am last night. This morning we meandered around the National Garden while enjoying some shade, it's been hot today in comparison to Russia and Istanbul (it's about 87 here). Then we walked to the Temple of Zeus and the Hadrian Arch and admired the history in the ruins. We also took pictures of the Acropolis …
... are tricky but they choir always seems to blow the Turkish and Greek out of the water. Once we start with Entaris ala Benziyor and continue the program, the crowd is almost always in shock that we could actually pronounce the words. We were then treated to two pieces from their choir which was really good. I just wish I understood what they were saying. I also did not know that there men in their choir until I stood with them for ...
... to Albania, the whole place had a young and fun atmosphere. I later discovered there is a big university in town which would explain the vibe.
At this point I was also really unsure about the rest of my travel plans. The weather had tuned much colder and I was getting tired of moving around so frequently. So it became a toss up between either stay around the Greek islands or skip them entirely and head straight for turkey - I felt like not enough time ...
... but procrastinated as usual. While Laura and Lisa got to sleep fairly quickly, I tossed and turned for most of the night. Well, there was one stage where Lisa was sleep talking about killing her goldfish. I think I slept maybe two hours at most, but had nightmares when I did. Sleeping on a boat just didn't agree with me, but at least the beds were pretty comfortable though.
FRIDAY 19 JULY
After a sleepless night, we arrived ...
... found a phone shop and got one and talked to the guys there. They spent ages trying to show me something on a map and told me they're free Sunday with I smile that made me think even if I was here on Sunday I wouldn’t join these charming gentlemen.
I walked from there to the Acropolis with some help from a friendly older Greek man on the way who said to come back there for lunch, but I dare say I can afford it. He also said I was brave for coming ...