Faros II Hotel
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... works have been destroyed or stolen. According to the guide, the Greek government hopes to have the Elgin Marbles, stolen by the Brits in the 1800s, returned to their rightful owners now that a facility capable of preserving them, has been constructed. Doc Campbell was a strong proponent of the return of the marbles to their rightful owners.
The top floor of the museum is a ...
... like it. It took about 5 minutes to submerge completely. We were told that it goes down 10 meters (which makes sense since the canal is 8.4 meters deep and the bridge was above the water when it started its descent). When the bridge was fully submerged, the waiting boat passed through and then the bridge was raised. It was awesome to have seen it. Alex told us that it has only happened when he had a group here about 10 times in his entire career, so we were very ...
... and then off to the Temple of Zeus. There was only columns left in the temple of Zeus but it was huge, it's bigger than the Parthenon! Then we headed to the stadium, it wasn't included in our ticket so we just took a picture from the outside. We walked to the parliament building and wanted to see the guards because they wore skirts and funny looking shoes. We were Lucky enough that we were able to see the changing of the guards which is a lengthy process ...
... motioning that I was too, she seemed resigned to wait behind me. I don't know where she thought she was going to go anyway. Most were a bunch kids standing by the door so they moved when I started pushing and I didn't feel too bad. I was exhausted so instead of venturing out, I had dinner on the hotel rooftop instead. The view was outstanding and the food was too. Over one shoulder was the Temple of Olympia Zeus and Hadrian's ...
... sugar, like a zeppeole- These were LOUKAMADES! ;)
We came back to the hotel at midnight- time to dress for the
beach! It was a quiet Monday night, so
the beach club was dead silent. However, the Wifi was EXCELLENT- even Snapchat
A waiter at the bar is a Greek student- he taught me how to
say BIRTHDAY! (Genethia!)
Tomorrow is a nice, easy day after class.