Travel Blogs from Athens
... checked in.
We went straight to our room and ordered some breakfast and relaxed for a while before going out. The breakfast was perfect!
On our first day, we got a bus straight to the Acropolis. Definately a must see - it was amazing! said to be one of the most important landmarks in the city! Such a majestic symbol of ...
... say we have now bought enough that we had to purchase a duffel bag. Don’t tell Tim.
We went back to the hotel for a while rather than attempting to see another attraction or museum although there was lot more we could have seen.
For dinner we found a restaurant with outdoor seating near our hotel where we sat for about three hours eating, drinking wine and people watching before we called it a ...
... Atticus where many people were making selfies. Before entering the Acropolis, you will see the Propylaea. A Propylaea is any monumental gateway based on the original Propylaea that serves as the entrance to the Acropolis in Athens. Entrance into the Acropolis was controlled by the Propylaea. Though it was not built as a fortified structure, it was important that people not ritually clean be denied access to the sanctuary. The Acropolis of Athens ...
... ways. It ended up being a really fun experience. I hardly remember anything about the seder but these four new people are what defined the evening in my mind. One of the cool things I noticed was that I have the ability to read greek based on my mathematical background. I know what the letters are and can sound them out like a first grader. It has been somewhat helpful, although there are times when I'm not sure if I read it correctly or if the word is just in ...
... point in Athens and the view was amazing. Luckily, Tim was able to quote Dr. Camp and this is me stealing his quote:
"Once you see one ancient temple in Greece you have seen them all. But the Parthenon is not just another temple. This temple was built by geniuses. The intricate carving and sloping of stone and marble is the work of incredible men."
I can barely travel abroad. Touche Greeks. You still ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking