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Once we were back, it was time to do a little laundry and catch up on some email, etc. We gathered the clothes we wanted to wash and went down to the laundry which is conveniently located right next to the sports bar – all of this is really part of the Hostel. So we sat down and had a drink and waited on the clothes and got some work done.
Back upstairs to get ready for dinner and decided where to go. It had rained just a bit while ...
... with some new faces. Unfortunately my final night in Athens I had to change to a six bed dorm due to the marathon hype. It turned out hilarious fun as I roomed with 5 guys, and we amused ourselves for the evening by eating at the Tarverna around the corner AGAIN - fish soup, yum - having caramel baclava, a group yoga session in the middle of the dorm and listening to classical piano music. Some of the guys went out on the town but I was feeling ...
... and yogurt type stuff, and cheese.
Our goals mostly accomplished, we consult the guidebook one last time and see a picture of a cemetery with a grave marker called the "Sleeping Lady" and we think it how funny to have our "sleeping lady" Katie pose with it. We head over to the First Cemetery of Athens and walk through the gates and just pick a path. Only about 150 yards in, we find the Sleeping Lady, take our ...
The next day was leaving day so we smashed it out to the Piraeus on the metro with all of our 47 million bags. It was just as busy out there than in central town... if not busier. We sorted where we had to be and we had plenty of time so grabbed a drink and what ended up being quite the pricey lunch... a few sticks of souvlaki ended up costing more than we would usually spend for dinner. But that's what you get at the gateway for all the big islands. Poros bound!
... a lot of alcohol in them so very easy to drink. Our second port was in Turkey, Kusadi ...nice port with streets lined with Turkish bazaars..OMG I thought the Indians and the Asians were good at hassling you to buy but the Turkish are so much worse...some nice stuff though and certainly didn't leave empty handed. I got a leather jacket and pashmina's. Back on board to set sail for Patmos. We booked a tour for this Island but shouldn't have, it seems that the tours are ...