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Another day, another wakeup call. We were up at 7:30 and on the buses ready to head to Athens by 9. On the way to Athens we stopped at Hosios Loukas, a Greek monastery. Hosios Loukas is a nice monastery with a great mountain view. It has two churches (the older and newer) and is dedicated to St. Luke. We had a brief lecture there and time to explore. This particular monastery is said to have the best honey (they make it there), so naturally I had to ...
... then retraced our steps and headed towards the centre of Athens where the travel agency was, in order to pick up
our tickets for Kalambaka and Delphi. When we
got there it was still shut. We went away and explored the area a little, and
bought some water, very necessary as the temperatures were in the mid twenties.
When we went back it was still shut and we were just ...
... just blocks from all the action. We spent the night just walking around to get our bearings. Had a nice dinner, then walked the pedestrian street at the base of the acropolis seeing all sorts of entertainment along the way. Huge crowds gathered for the open air cinema. Several street performers, street food vendors and street merchants dotted the way.
The next morning, we set out for the Monastiraki flea market ...
... of sculptures and ruins by this stage so we skipped through pretty quickly. It was amazing to think that this stuff was all over the place, and that only a small part of what existed was still on show today. The city must have been a work of art in its day. After our legs couldn't take us any further, and we couldn't justify sitting on a couch in the museum any longer, we headed back to the hotel for a good night's sleep before we headed off to our next adventure destination, ...
... and pottery. It was cool to see authentic Greek pottery, considering I have created some imitation greek pottery. I managed to snag a few pictures, even though it wasn't allowed. My boys were a little bored, but I thought it was fascinating (and it was free, which is nice). After the museum, we headed up to the Parthenon.
I guess I'm not very worldly, because I thought the Acropolis was just the Parthenon. I discovered that there is so much ...