Astor Hotel Athens
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Friendly staff, conveniently located and fabulous views
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Fantastic breakfast at the hotel -- up on the 10th floor with a view to the Acropolis. Then we all had a wander through the Plaka to the base of the Acropolis. We enjoyed being awake before the masses so we could see the city getting ready for its day with streets being washed and scrubbed, wares being set out, and laundry being hung.
... After our all-access tour of the Agora, we headed to
Lycée Léonin for our final performance! Lycée Léonin is a private high school in
Athens, and is well-known for being the oldest educational establishment in the
country. After we arrived at the school and found the auditorium, we all found
our dressing areas and changed into our choir uniforms one last time. After
warming up, we waited backstage for the students to arrive. We heard the bell
ring and they ...
... 8220;the police must be coming.” And, sure enough, three officers, who we had seen smoking and drinking coffee just around the corner, sauntered down the street. It was all very amusing, but we kept thinking how odd it was that someone could still make a living with that old game. Surely every knows the fix is in?
We stopped for drinks, then returned to the hotel so I could take a phone call (which lasted about 2 hours). Then, to bed. ...
... a tour instead. I'm sure we would have enjoyed it more, and learned a lot! The sun kicked our butts, so Shelley had a LONG nap. Bonnie and I read and relaxed. Today is our last day before flying home. :(. It is a Bake day! And wow is it hot. We are sharing the pool with non hotel guests today. I would think they'd go to the beach for free! All in all a great way to end a wonderful trip. I'll be looking for my last frappe soon, then it'll be ...