Travel Blogs from Athens
... abdomen and inexpressive faces. Some of them also have a violin shape to them. The museum visit was a good one.
From the museum we walked down to Syntagma Square to watch the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Although Anne and Bruce had been there they had not seen the changing of the guard and Jane had not seen any of it. You will see some more photos of it attached to today's blog. Then it ...
... stop long enough to take a photo! The veggie area was thankfully much more civilised. I also bought some great handmade leather thongs/sandals from a famous shoemaker. Melissino The Poet Sandalmaker. We met Julianne and Scott at the airport late afternoon and flew to ...
... recommended). Dinner out was an interesting experience of local cuisine, greek salad, veal liver in red wine, chewy ice cream flavoured with orchid root, and honey dumplings, all washed down with a beer served in a frozen glass and a drink to finish like cognac. It was different.
Sunday morning dawned hot and bright, and the journey to the markets seemed to be quite challenging both in the direction department and in the distractions, like some pomp at ...
... cannot reach. The kid proceeds to use the facilities, but only manages to **** all over the floor because he cant reach. These are the days I am pleased I am not a cleaner.
We head over to Gate 5 at 2pm, as instructed, only to find that this flight is now going to Prague. Huh? Oh, a gate change, of course. And we are supposed to be waiting for one of the airport staff to take Louise and her chair onto the plane. Do we wait or do we go - that is the question?
... Games in 1896. That was a real treat, especially walking a lap of the track and seeing the cauldron from where the Olympic flame is lit. I almost ran a lap. Almost.
Most of the afternoon I spent idly wandering the Monastiraki and downtown area around where I'm staying. In a few places I paused to read my book briefly. I really like this city. Every city has a dirty side. Some cities, like Rome, try not to ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Leoforos Syngrou 115, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $39
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Wonderful Hotel - an oasis of calm compared to the heat and chaos of the city
- Very Nice Place
- The most immaculate hotel ever
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Athanasiou Diakou 28-34, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $228
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Circle - IX, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $12
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
- Best Part of this hotel was the bartender, Fotis
- Close to Acropolis, but average hotel
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
2 Kleomenous Street, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $46
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $68
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price