Golden Sun

Kalamaki, Greece, 29100 | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by msudenveralumni

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... to the Benaki Museum, where we explored the priceless antiquities from all eras in the history of Greece.

Now, as our final day comes to a close, we enjoy a cocktail reception for our travelers in the Athens Plaza Hotel. Then our smaller group heads to the rooftop bar at the Grande Bretagne. With an amazing sunset view of the Acropolis, it provides the perfect setting for our last evening in Athens.

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A gold medal day in Athens

A travel blog entry by msudenveralumni

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... was named after Erechtheus, the mythical King of Athens. The interesting plan of the building is due to the natural irregularity of the ground and the unusual need to house two temples: Poseidon and Athena.

Part of the Erechtheion is the famous Porch of the Maidens or Caryatids, which dominates the south side of the temple. It includes six statues of young women, standing on a podium that, instead of columns, serves to support the roof.
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Magnificent Oia, on Santorini

A travel blog entry by determined34

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... not aware the island of Santorini is located within an active volcano, a significant eruption formed the caldera of that the island rings around. The towns are located around the rim of the caldera and are on top of the cliffs. There is a road from one port and donkeys and a cable car from another.

Ciao, next post will be from our last Greek Island. Till then Yassou!


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Ancient Olympic Games

A travel blog entry by alexvarelas

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Hi everyone

We went to ancient Olympia were they first played the Olympic Games. At Olympia all the best athletes of the Greek cities would compete with each other naked. During this time all the Greek cities would stop fighting each other.

We saw lots of temples and a dead snake We walked throw the archeway to the mane stadium. The stadium could hold 45000 people. Tom and I ran ...

"We Are All Greeks"

A travel blog entry by scycle

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... the 400 or so feet to the Acropolis, in 90 +-degree heat, mind you, and topped off the climb with a frozen lemonade. As planned, it was relatively uncrowded. Since I didn’t have a guide, the Rick Steve’s walking tour provided the necessary commentary to distinguish that pile of rubble from that pile. Most of the truly interesting pieces of art and sculpture are housed elsewhere, either in the Acropolis museum, or in the British Museum, ...

Location

This hotel, located on Kalamaki, Greece, is near Parthenon (Parthenonas), Averof, and Avenue of Poseidon (Poseidornos).
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