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
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- You can do better
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Nice hotel and good loacti…
- InterContinental Athenaeum…
- It's okay.
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Great location!
- Highly recommend
- Great Room With Great View
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Central location
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- The hotel is new and the f…
- Lovely hotel - I really en…
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Beautiful and comfortable
- A nice hotel
- Nice, but......
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Excellent Stay
- Great Hotel w/Service to M…
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- Buffet Lunch!
- Metropolitan hotel
Circle - IX, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $12
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Very well located and mode…
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
- Big not always better
- Rather posh
- Terrific Place!
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Handy location
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Divani 4-Day Stay
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- Stay at Zafolia
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Take the Room With A View
- Bring Ear Plugs!
- Enjoyed my stay....
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
- Easy acess
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Amazing Athens Hotel
- Very nice
- Terrible Hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Amalia Hotel
- Well Positioned Hotel
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Pleased at the Plaza
- love it
- Excellant hotel
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
- Close to places
- Nice viws from the Rooftop
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price