Travel Blogs from Kalithea
... tegen de golven, maar de wind raakt over de bergen nog even in een versnelling, dus onze oren waaien er bijna af. We ankeren zo dicht mogelijk tegen de bergen om een beetje uit de wind te geraken, maar ons anker houdt niet. Na de tweede poging zien we toch nog een vrije boei liggen, een joekel. Als we eenmaal vastliggen roept een visser van de kant "not good”. Vissers zijn altijd zwijgzaam, maar als ze wat zeggen moet je ze maar geloven. ...
Dinner at Prime 7 was good, but still not as knock-your-socks-off good as Murano was on Celebrity. We ended up closing down the restaurant, and then went to the nightclub. We were trying to say goodnight to them so that we go play in the Casino, but it was tough because they kept us laughing with their stories. We finally said goodnight to them around 12:30am, and when we went up to the Casino, the only person playing was our friend Mike ...
... servant jobs within the next 2 years. The unemployment rate in Greece is now over 20% and rising. Well over that percentage are living in poverty.
In response to these decisions a 48-hour general strike has been called by local and national trade unions throughout Greece. In Athens, this means that nearly all transportation will be down for the next two days along with the closure of many businesses, perhaps both ...
... through Syntagma Square which is where the nationally televised protests take place. We also saw the Grand Bretagne Hotel where famous guests such as Winston Churchill, Elizabeth Taylor and Jimmy Carter have stayed.
In front of the House of Parliament, formerly the Royal Palace, we watched the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The soldiers wear frilly white kilts ...
... we have visited. It was a very easy city to get around – compact and all the sites were easily walkable.
Overall, I was expecting a lot worse for Athens based on what people had told me, but we thought Athens wasn’t too bad at all. Our measly five days in Greece just wasn’t enough. I’m intrigued to know more about this country and I love the food so much, so we will just have to come back.
Today we fly to Rome for three weeks in ...
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