Blue Sea Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... got ready to explore Athens this morning. Once again, we headed to the subway and travelled to the stop called Acropolis. Do you think the Acroplois might be there? Love when subway stops are so helpful that way. We found the ticket booth and paid our entry fee, once again marvelling that Europeans do not charge for youngsters under 18 for almost all cultural or historical venues.
With our trusty companion Rick Steves, we ventured ...
... architecture. Did you know the columns at the front of the Parthenon were slightly tilted in so they would look parallel? And, those columns bulged halway up to appear to bear significant weight? We learned about the 2 types of columns used:
Doric: no base, squat, 20 parallel concave grooves
Ionic: base, more slender, a specific capital (the part at the top)
Greece built this modern museum to house statues and artifacts, and ...
... of Typhoid that was used everywhere during WW1. We really liked Limnos and if we ever do a Greek island type cruise it will be on our list to stay. We were also shown yet another museum, this one displaying artifacts some of which were 6000 years old. Looked like a lot of broken pottery to me but at least it filled in seven minutes. When we returned to our cabin at lunch time there was an invitation for us to join Henrik (the ships captain) at his table for the ...
... and guests show up to check-in. They are extremely friendly making check-in smooth. Housekeeping was also punctual and discreet.
AMBIENCE: I was really impressed the moment I stepped in, but I guess all visitors feel the same. The ground floor, by the Reception area is covered with 'Pentelikon' marble and mosaics, the Dome & the popular "La Brasserie" give a feeling of luxury found in 5* hotels.
... little buses that take us to another stopping place, where we get more wheelchairs to take us to the bus that takes you to the other terminal. There you are met with more wheelchairs (at this point I insisted on walking the two minutes to station #12 or whatever). There I wait for another wheelchair to take me to the BA lounge to wait for my flight.
The good thing is that you breeze through security (I have to say this worried me a ...