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Start: Palaio Flaliro, Greece
End: Patras, Greece
Total Kms: 235
Weather: clear blue sky with a few clouds, temperatures between 31° and 35°
Headed out of Athens without and any issues and arrived at the first toll. It is always a ...
... more riverbeds or goat tracks. As Deb said lunch was ordinary with todays entertainment being the constant beeping of a car horn in long blasts, I wandered out to make sure it wasn't our car in the way to see a big 4 wheel drive parked right beside our car but right smack bang in the middle of the road, completely blocking the road... after a minute or two the owner came out of one of the shops jumped in his car and reversed down the road to find another spot to park... ...
This town above all brought it home to us the plight of the Greeks; it was once a bustling tourist town with many cafés and shops. Back up into the hills there were ruins of historical importance that used to bring people flocking to view but now the tourist numbers have dwindled to a trickle, and so the fairly large town is all but dead.
We left after two days, and headed for a bay on the opposite side of the Gulf of Korinth, ...
... effectively giving them a two-lane highway. Except cars don’t fit in the hard shoulder unless they are parked: it isn’t quite wide enough or edged properly to allow normal traffic. So cars sort of straddle the edge of the lane, and overtakers just spread onto the other side of the road while almost side-swiping you at truly hair-raising speeds. So we just went slow and tried not to scream whenever another vehicle went blazing past.
Our destination ...
... use for around 2000 years and does look ancient but smaller than I expected. At 10:15 we did some more guided touring of Athens and Vicki pointed various things out. Athens is a tough go for a tour guide as many sites are obscured by trees and not many buildings are very distinctive other than the ancient ones. At 11:00 we stopped at the Athens main government building and watched the changing of the guard which is ...