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... days and it was a relief to be back. After he finished work Akis took me to an amazing restaurant in Plaka run by some friends of his with live Greek music which inspired old Greek ladies to get up and dance. We ate well, in fact my highlight of Greek cuisine so far - an eggplant, garlic, vinegar dip with crispy doughy pita bread, a grilled feta dish and traditional Greek meatballs. It was a fabulous evening actually. And he wouldn't let me pay. The next day Akis ...
... were full as beans once we'd finished them! We went for another wander and explore and were in awe of the beautiful view of the buildings on the hill. It was pretty hot so we found some shade at another restaurant further up and had a drink while looking out over an even better view than the last place! We were in heaven. The owner was a friendly old Greek guy who grabbed at my chubby cheeks in true European form. He tried to convince us to drink his fresh cactus juice that ...
... food unless it's salad - always seems greasy and no fresh veg. Yesterday we had goat stew - yes I did! and rob had stuffed squid. Ooh lovely.The girls are in agreement and are really worried re curries for 2 months with no ice creams or meat either. Should be an education.
Back to our hotel for an early night and flight out to Doha then Mumbai tomorrow - roll on India.
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We started our day with breakfast at the hotel and some swimming at the free beach.
Kelsey and I shared a baguette with olive oil and feta at the beach before heading back to our room to shower and leave for day 2 of the Plissken festival!
We decided to be a little adventurous and take a bus to Athens instead of the typical tram. ...
... with its cobblestone streets, outdoor cafes, and souvenir shops.
We immediately felt welcome by the Greeks. We sat outside at the cafe on the first day that we arrived and a guy on a motorcycle drove past us and yelled, "welcome to Greece!" All of the locals are extremely welcoming and very helpful. Most places that we ate at would bring us a complimentary appetizer, dessert ...