The Park Hotel
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- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
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Travel Blogs from Piraeus
... wander the area of the Acropolis for about an hour and were only aware of the growing crowds near the end when we were ready to leave. The HAL tour groups were there in force, but we learned that there were three other ships in port and so a potential of about 10,000 visitors from the ships alone.
We followed the tried and tested (and roped) route so we started near the Theatre of Dionissos, which had an interesting mix of old and new. The seats and view behind were new, ...
... barely wide enough to accomodate our bus. But the location was terrific in that all the shops provided local handmade artistry including paintings and pottery, of which I had to capture one or two items of pottery. As always we appreciate local handmade items from our travels and this trip would be not exception.
Our family room bookcase is becoming a tapestry of our trips and we love it!
... the seams. The strike was for four hours – what were the chances it would be the four hours we needed to use it?
A little more waiting and I played Frogger again to go back to the ticket kiosk and ask how often this trolley came by. He told me every 10 – 15 minutes. I explained that we had been waiting nearly an hour and had yet to see one. He said it should be soon. I started back to cross the street.
For some reason, I decided to go ...
... My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Seriously! He would even finish each explanation with, "so there you go." We more or less did a huge circle around the Acropolis. This included stopping by Parliament, going through Plaka (all of the fancy hipster shopping), the Monastiraki (great people watching and cafés), around the Agora, and up the Rock of Aries. All over the place. Today, I learned more about Greek civilization, ...
... with just slave labour and some pulley systems! It leaves our current town planners to shame! Photo number 12 also reflects the strategic selection of this site, something we see time and time again in Europe. A strategy of 'taking the high ground' is still used by Military forces the world over. I wonder if very much has really changed over the years? Our next stop,was to view The Changing of the Guard ceremony at the Parliament Building at Syntagma Square. The ...