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Address: Amerikis 11, Athens, Attica, 10672, Greece | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Ηλιούπολη area of Athens, is near Roman Agora (Forum), Numismatic Museum, Village Entertainment Park, and Emfietzoglou Gallery.
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Travel Blogs from Athens


A travel blog entry by chriswayne on Jul 06, 2015

2 comments, 5 photos

Well day spent at sea limping towards port of Piraeus in Athens. The day aboard flew by, slept in had brunch, went too video presentation on our cruise, played bingo, talked to a lot people, had happy hour, watched show a tribute to Celine Dion which was excellent, had dinner went to love boat party for awhile on pool deck. That's life on ship lol. Wow Athens, arrived 6am our tour left 8 25 The Acropolis and city tour then time on our own in ...

The Final Chapter

A travel blog entry by youngodyssey on Apr 30, 2015

15 photos

... have been discovered built one on top of the other dating back to 3500 BC. That's before Australia was discovered by Europeans but 47500 years after Australia was discovered by the Aborigines. I often wonder where we would have finished up if the Aborigines had built a wooden Kangaroo. Half way round our nice guide, who was bombarding us with information, offered a big glass of beer at lunch to anyone who could identify what period a wall we were looking at came from. Quick as ...

Athens Day 2

A travel blog entry by hurricane4815 on Apr 21, 2015

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... 961;ον (akron, "edge, extremity") and πόλις (polis, "city"). Although there are many other acropoleis in Greece, the significance of the Acropolis of Athens is such that it is commonly known as "The Acropolis" without qualification.

While there is evidence that the hill was inhabited as far back as the fourth millennium ...


A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus on Oct 21, 2014

... why the naked steppe, why don't they hug, don't they kiss, why don't they sing happy songs, why have they blackened so much from black poverty, why don't they feed the 'babey'?" - a Dostoyevsky character, sadly interpreting a dream *

"It's a spiritual problem, psychological. In order for the world to change, the people themselves must psychologically turn down a new road." - a Dostoyevsky character *

"There's nothing better than a ...

The big time

A travel blog entry by jasonandjamie on Sep 21, 2014

136 photos

... through it. It eventually linked up with a whole load of cafes just off the road that rings the Acropolis and was filled with people so happily sat down and ordered some much needed (again) drinks. Jason found some more of the local beers and I had an amazing fresh squeezed orange juice to go with our haloumi in pita lunch. It was the beginning of a great drinks game that day. We watched the world go by for a while and then strolled back down to the Roman Agora, which ...

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