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... heavenly. I am not sure what other ingredients they include but I was definitely right with the filo, honey and almonds. Oh my goodness. They were decadent and I could have eaten many more.
Back at the hostel, we had asked the gal checking us in what all she thought we should do while there. We also asked about a particular hill in the city that we had read was a great hill to climb to see a great view. She told us there were two but one was probably not a ...
... place words cannot do it justice. The view over Athens was stunning.It was then on to the temple of Zeus and to view Hadrian's wall. We then had a tour around inner Athens before going to the changing of the guard in front of the tomb of the unknown soldier. We got there 10 minutes early so we could have our photo ...
... It is seriously
habit forming, but fortunately we can make our own equivalent. They also have a
very nice custom in most tavernas in Crete of
providing a small dessert free also. They also have another custom which we found
much harder to get used to, of not bringing the bill when you have finished the
meal. After a decent interval you can ...
... lunch on the side of the road which ended up being on of the best lunches ever. I had a halloumi, pork and roasted vegetable souvlaki and Jamie had a falafel - both were extremely tasty and just more delicious than we can ever put into words. Probably would go as far to say it was in the top five things we ate. Anyway we took a tube after that right down to the south of the city to approach the Acropolis from the back side. I can't remember why I thought it was a ...
... of us, were furious. We eventually returned, missing out on the last part of the tour.
As the bus pulls up, the couple appear to get their bags. Not only were they unrepentant, they claimed that she misunderstood them, along with most of us!! The guide was not happy. Many of us responded by giving probably her a greater tip, she had well and truly earned it.
What a shame, it took the gloss off an otherwise wonderful day.