Travel Blogs from Athens
... twice (sorry Paige!), we made it to our hostel. Paige must think I'm loony. And blonde. I swear I unemployment is dumbing me down!! We met some new friends who we partied with last night. Ouzo? Strong. Very strong. I was drunk after one shot. You sip shots over here not actually shot them !! So last night we partied and got back in at stupid O clock. I was not feeling well this morning. Ah well, on to Day 2!! ...
... stop The Acropolis Museum a modern and impressionable building housing artefacts and treasures from long long ago.We broke away from our tour guide as we preferred to wander at our own pace. You were allowed to take photographs in the area container sculptures, frescos from the Acropolis, but fie most of the ancient items you were not allowed to take photos.It soon time to find somewhere to sit and enjoy a snack and a drink and just a short distance from the museum ...
... while at sea and some ports, doing the best we can to keep in touch. Tonight's show is a Michael Jackson tribute, should be good. Last night was a Pirate show with hard out acrobats and dancers. There is one middle aged Male singer who looks like a dodgy Greek taxi driver who only sings ballads, not that well! Last night he sung a Celtic song- for a pirate show ...mmmm. I just hope he's not gonna try to sing a Michael Jackson ...
... children and heirs to be educated in Athens, for example.
After touring the Agora, we went to the stoa museum, which was originally a double row of columns and then shops on both levels - 42 in all. Though the building was destroyed in 267 AD, the building can be restored with some certainty. The coolest part of it was that we got to go into the storerooms, which contain a quarter of a million objects. Interestingly, the amphidras (the two-handled jars) varied in shape ...
... to attack them. After that we boarded the bus in which different members of our group recited raps about the trip. Then we arrived in Nafplio. We were given free time in this gorgeous seaside town. Supposedly it is a high rated romantic destination. There wasn't really anywhere to swim so we basically just had a photo shoot and then we sat at this beautiful restaurant overlooking the water. We ordered some delicious desserts. After that we headed home and Corinne ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- 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
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- 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
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
- Greco Imperial OK, No local flavor
- Dissapointed-definetely not a 5 star hotel.
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
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
- 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
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
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