Argo Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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After a restful night sleep, we awoke & had a complimentary continental breakfast which prepared us for a long day of walking ahead.
Our first port of call had to be the main attraction, The Acropolis! We headed just a short walk from the hotel and joined the gangs of tourists (mostly americans) climbing the hill towards the site. We stopped of firstly to gain a different perspective of the impressive Odeon of Herodes - we could ...
... though, for some reason, and so instead of walking directly to the Theatre once I entered the grounds of the Acropolis, and even though I entered at a side entrance that was essentially AT the theatre, I took my time getting to it, and looked at every single thing I could find before I walked up the gentle incline to my most sought-after destination. I could picture it in all it's grandeur as soon as I saw it, for even though the area is not super well preserved, you can still ...
... 1400 BC) - focusing on Apollo. As at Olympia, over time it developed into a religious festival every four years, with music and athletic competitions - the Pythian Games. When Delphi became a member of a union of political states the Sanctuary was protected from take over by conquerors. Eventually no leader would make a decision without consulting the Oracle. (Unlike Olympia, pilgrims to Delphi were the rich and powerful, or their emissaries.) We met our guide Penny outside ...
...When we got to Athens we took a train to the central area. We had gyros and baklava, incredible. Everywhere we went there would be people trying to get you to eat at their place. We checked in at the hostel and walked around the city some. Lots of children begging and street performing, very weird. I kept finding myself speaking Italian to Greeks by accident. We walked around the markets and I got way too many souvenirs for people, including a postcard for Sara, if ...
We decided to the absolutely touristy thing and go on the sightseeing bus and we sat on the very top and burned to a crisp nah just kidding just got extremely hot and sweaty lol. You know the kind where your bum gets stuck to the seat. Lol. But it was the best way to see Athens and was fun and very informative as it came with headphones and info about each place and we got to experience it with our new friends from France. They were staying in the ...