Coral Hotel Athens
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... quoted Christian, the tour guide we had in Chianti, on this, but his quote has been stuck in my head: “In America you eat for fuel, and in Italy you eat for pleasure.” The meals really reflected this. I remember preparing for the trip and Meg warned me that you aren’t supposed to eat and walk at the same time; it is considered rude to eat on the go and not to sit and enjoy the food and the people around you.
Not only that, but meals ...
... of bathrooms. For free. I mean, come on. Italy is already making tons and tons of money off of tourists who are happy to pay high attraction prices, is it really necessary to charge 50 cents AFTER someone has already paid 9 Euro to see something?
If (and when?) we go back, we won't go in the middle of summer. So hot. We'll go in like, December. When you can add more clothes. I bet Italy is beautiful in the winter!
I love technology.
Seriously, while planning for this trip, I've become so grateful for technology. From using Google Drive to edit documents and make them available offline to downloading apps that allow me to "star" main attractions and restaurants in cities, I am in awe of how much is available.
I've downloaded all of the TripAdvisor offline itineraries for Rome/Florence/Venice. I've downloaded CityMaps2Go ...
... of shoes - hiking shoes (for Cinque Terre), walking sandals from Clarks, and a pair of flats. After thinking about it, I don't really need those flats for anything because my sandals will go with everything. So I ditched the flats.
I can always buy while I'm there.
Bob keeps reminding me that we're not leaving civilization. Anything I didn't pack that I end up really needing? I can buy.
T-Minus 1 day and 12 hours! :)
... wind, or problems to contend with.
We were stopped by US Customs and asked to clear customs in Point Breeze. We followed their instructions and made our way to the customs clearance dock.
"Clearing" customs meant talking to a video phone connection and providing all of our passport information. Very interesting indeed!
The channel to the city dock ...