Travel Blogs from Kalithea
Athens is amazing. Had a sleep in this morning til 9am. I was so tired. The bus trip to see Poseidon's Temple yesterday was a very long return journey .... they were dropping people off at various hotels through Athens on the way back...and I was the very last.....so I was a bit worn out. I had booked to go on a full day tour to Delphi by bus today....8am to about 8pm...but I decided not to do it....just wanted to wander Athens..and after yesterday, didn't want to be trapped ...
... seeing the desert and cool architecture in Abu Dhabi and the aeroplane food... I don't know why but I love having my courses of food packaged up together! Worst moment: getting really swollen legs and ankles! I have never had this happen before and it sucks! I'll be spending a few days in Athens before my tour starts so will try and update again before I leave on that... R. ...
We spent a leisurely day driving along the Athens coastline to Souniou. This is where the ancient temple for Poseidon existed.
The drive was very scenic with many beautiful beaches. The water was turquoise in color and crystal clear.
We relaxed for a few hours on the beach and then drove to the temple ruins.
... and sun. Had to be much higher up, like in a helicopter. Great weather to be there. After this we drove home and all in all, it was about a 5.5 hour round trip.
I'm glad we went to see the Temple of Poseidon even though it was expensive to get out there. It was worth it and glad we "ticked the box" but it would have been a lot better if there were a couple of other things to see.
... that the protests we had seen earlier were in response to the troika's demands to have the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation disbanded, which just happened to host / sponsor the particular show we had planned to see.
We were disappointed, to put it mildly. Not only was the show cancelled, we had to go to a ticket office somewhere to reclaim our money. Putting the disappointment behind us, we had lunch at Tsitsikas kai Mermigas (a restaurant opposite our ...
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