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Travel Blogs from Athens
I spend approximately 6 weeks living in Athens (at a hotel) while interning for NBC at the 2004 Olympics. Definitely one of the best experiences of my life.
... another guard had to come and calmed down the entire situation so we could leave with the flags in our bag. This was such a shame because we had been taking pictures with our flags all over the world. Well, in any case these things sometimes happen so we had to find another place in Greece to get the pictures.
After this we just took some "normal" photos of the Acropolis and since it was so crowded we decided to leave. We headed to the Dionysius Theatre and then to the Museum ...
... Frankfurt and would arrive around 6 p.m. How and why it ended up in Frankfurt, I couldn't quite comprehend, but I was happy they actually knew where it was and that it was gradually making its way to me. Unfortunately, our flight to Santorini left at 7 p.m. so I would be spending one more day in the same clothes I'd been wearing since Nairobi, but I was happily reunited with my luggage the following afternoon in Santorini.
... because I wanted to see more petrified bodies but we only saw about 5. It was another very hot day in Italy. After Pompeii we drive for 4 hours an arrived at Bari to get onto the ferry to take us to Greece. By tomorrow night we will be on our Greek island cruise which is very exciting. Kellie is also on the ferry so we had a very strong barcardi mai tai and then we had dinner together so we could catch ...
... world built entirely of white marble. We then had a walk around Plaka, which is full of shops and restaurants and boutiques and is in an old section of Athens. We were actually very impresses with Athens itself. I expected it to be dreary, however it was a lovely city an very clean. We saw some areas of poverty, graffiti, etc, but overall I was very impressed. Also only very little begging on the streets when compared with what we saw in ...
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