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... 60,000, is made of marble , and was surprising in that one end was open with the seating was just a deep semi-circle – I’m sure they must have had temporary screens etc at the open end, especially in2004.
And back in the taxi we shot around to the President’s Palace to see the changing of the guard there, this time they were in brown uniforms but still did the pawing of the ground and the same movements. Pete had been at the back ...
... until Kefallonia.
Tonight I head up to the rooftop bar for one last drink and watch as the sunsets on the Acropolis. I have some conversations with a few Americans and then head into the airport. I’m here just before midnight and have around 3 hours sleep before going to check my luggage in and go to the gate.
Visiting Kefallonia has always been somewhere I’ve wanted to visit. To see where my great gran came from. The time has almost ...
... and reached Monasitiraki Square were we saw a beautiful old church, before heading back to Syntagma square to catch the bus. Time for a rest at the hotel.
We snoozed and read our books before heading out again for dinner at around 8. I was keen to see the Parthenon lit up at night as I remembered eating at a restaurant enjoying the views when I travelled to Athens last time. So we walked, and walked, and walked trying to work ...
... To Steki Tou Ilia) was suggested by Travis' best man, Kevin. We had a bottle of red wine in the apartment first (€7.60 -- one of the cheapest we could find at a local store -- tasted like house wine at any restaurant). We had to do laundry, write this blog and pack for our early flight; otherwise we would have just gone to a restaurant earlier and enjoyed their house wine for cheaper, along with a good experience (though we had nice ambience here, too). Taking ...
A lot of walking both days; but not much else. I am still not feeling well. I do not want anyone to panic, just yet, but I have spent my first 4 nights in Greece without even having one beer. That is a pretty fair indication that I am not at my best.
We did have a little excitement when we took the Metro from the Airport to downtown Athens. Very crowded, many people with luggage, a little ...
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