TripAdvisor Reviews Rose Mountain Manor Bed & Breakfast (And Tea Room) Colfax
Travel Blogs from Athens
... recommended). Dinner out was an interesting experience of local cuisine, greek salad, veal liver in red wine, chewy ice cream flavoured with orchid root, and honey dumplings, all washed down with a beer served in a frozen glass and a drink to finish like cognac. It was different.
Sunday morning dawned hot and bright, and the journey to the markets seemed to be quite challenging both in the direction department and in the distractions, like some pomp at ...
... a fortress.
After visiting the Acropolis, we were taken to a Greek restaurant for a traditional Greek dinner with wine etc. It was very good bit almost too much food in the middle of the day.
After the restaurant we were back to the bus and dropped off for some free time to look around some of the local shops and then back to the bus and home.
A very full ...
There was also a little spare time available to briefly view the changing of the guard at the parliament buildings. Men in skirts with guns performing a ritualistic sychronised ballet. And just enough time for a quick stroll through the adjacent gardens, complete with the obligatory population of cats and dogs.
So enough of Athens, a bit noisy and a bit dirty but sweetly Greek and unique. We were ready for ...
... told to go straight to bed when we got back (yeah right), and not to go to any bars the first night (really?). So I found a bar that was actually connected to the hostel with a couple of the people on the trip. They gave us free shots of ouzo that tasted a little like jager, but not as heavy. They were very good! Then I tried a beer called Mythos. At last, I found my drink for this vacation.... I mean educational experience. It tasted ...
... making this kind of private matter. Elias gave the whole service a quality touch, never to forget.
Be sure to check the website of the restaurant before booking to have an idea what to expect.
GREECE’S TYPICAL GASTRONOMIC SPECIALITIES:
THE JOURNEY: The journey of taste and sensation starts with multiple appetizers, a lovely variety of tastes and colors. Each course, snack and wine choice is ...