TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Alysia Athens
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... when I weigh this potential trip against other potential oversees trip, I have a hard time seeing it ranking too high. The combination of the weather, food and lack of "incremental" experience over our (just-completed) trip don't present too compelling of an argument. Ideally, a single trip would be longer than our four day trip (perhaps 7 or 8 days) and incorporate all of the sites above (definitely doable). If we had a stronger link to Scottish heritage (we occasionally ...
... up to the bar. His name was Nick, and he proved to be an interesting character. Nick was with an Englishman and an Irishman (this is not the start of a joke) he'd roomed with a few days earlier. I joined them for a few beers and few games of cards, whcih I managed to pick up in fairly short order. Then they invited me out for dinner, which I gratiously accepted since it meant I could go to a proper Greek restaurant complete with live music. ...
... was a tiny church. We sat for a few minutes until a lady there thought it was fine to talk out loud to us while the service was on. Next stop was Mars Hill, hard to believe we were in a place that we have read about in the bible for years!
We wandered here and there, saw the unique outfits of the guards while they went through their very interesting routine of changing of the guards.
We stuffed ourselves with amazing greek food while enjoying the company of Alexandria and ...
... to cool down and rest. We did not head out again until dinner time. This time, we took a tripadvisor recommendation to a taverna a little further away. Eggplant with haloumi, fried smoked pork, veal in tomato sauce and fried small fish. For our freebie, we got some mosaic biscuits. With beers, wines and ouzo, it came to E$35 including a tip.
The following day we got our tickets for entry to ALL the sites. That's ...
... sitting down in the seats.
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"Boy it's just a puzzle and the pieces they are scattered on the floor,
It's a silly little game and the sentences are scribbled on the wall,
You think you have the time to wash off all the ugly lies,
But the bottom of the matter is it takes up all your time.
Takes up all your time..."
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