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Travel Blogs from Athens
Athens (and all of Greece that we've seen so far) with my parents has been great. Wonderful food, spectacular historical sights, and a just-sophisticated-enough atmosphere have come together with a welcome visit that will keep homesickness at bay for a little while longer.
Jef_smi stayed here on Sep 16, 2008 during their trip titled: Bo and Jeff's Trip Around (Part of) the World.
... midday. We went and ordered a sandwich/roll with freshly squeezed orange juice and found Shanah a new pair of sandals. Before we left we ordered 1 last gyros each for lunch, which I ate while holding back tears. We then had a much calmer train ride back to the airport than on the way into the city keeping a watchful eye over our bags. It's a good thing Greek beer is average at best because if it was as great as the people, culture, history and culinary delights we would still be ...
... the central areas and up to a huge temple they had but because we didn't have a guide for this section we were not really sure what we were looking at. Sadly, in a combination of not having a lot of information and being in the sun for the entire morning we didn't spend as long in the Agora as I would have wanted to do if conditions were prefect. Oh well, still an amazing experience. By this time it was 2pm so we cruised down to the markets to buy some feta, olives ...
... time..Nice shops ,to able to get a few necessities, from the Supermarket,always interesting.
The taxi drivers,around the Port, more pests than last time.. but by passed them at speed.!
Ferry's coming and going all day,Athens is the home of huge ferries,and bells that played "Never On Sunday",throughout the day..so nice thoughts of Athens this time...and perhaps in small writing....NO..LIONS BEAT THE WALLABIES...we commiserated with ...