Divani Apollon Palace & Spa
Travel Blogs from Vouliagmeni
... sitting behind me managed to get his feet under the seat, realised later it was Dean at my feet. By the time we landed I was feeling rather ill, and we had 5 hours at Dubai airport before our second leg to Athens. Some shopping, a fair amount of walking, some food and drinks at Giraffe cafe, coconut coated prawns for Dean, and a dips platter for Jim and I, sparkling mineral water for Natasha, a berry smoothie, a mango smoothie for Dean, and diet ...
... to take us toward the beaches we saw yesterday on our way to Sounion.
After about a 20 minute bus wait and a 15 minute ride, pulled us off at a sign that the read "Βουλια 947;μένη", which sounded out like a lake I had heard of. Lake Vouliagmeni is rumored to have arthritic and soreness healing properties because of its mineral deposits. ...
... the 19th century and is painted beautifully inside. There is also an open-air theater and two restaurants, one casual, the other fancy.
Surprisingly, the mountain wasn't very crowded and the hordes of tourists that have been elsewhere during our trip, weren't here. We purchased some bottled waters and enjoyed the view before catching the funicula back down. The hike up was worth the effort and we agreed, this would be a stunning place to come at sunset...another ...
... think most of us were a little afraid about the experience but it really turned out to be not as awful as what I was imagining. Trying to get through the Albanian border was a nightmare, it took forever as there was a big line of cars, trucks and buses when we got there. After almost 2 hours we managed to make our way through into Montenegro. I know Bec and Al had mentioned that they really liked this place and it was very easy to see why. Once again there was this beautiful blue ...
... flowers in my hands because they think I'm "beautiful" and an older Gypsie girl shoving a flower into my hand (you touch it, you buy it) and when I got stern and told her NO, she called me a *insert creepy voice "stingy boy". The restaurant owner was always yelling at them to leave. Lucky i did a lot of reading up about Gypsies, beggars & pickpockers so i pretty much knew what to expect & the simple advice of a stern NO did the trick.
At least majority of ...
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