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... and where we were going on the map.
We wandered around the Acropolis area and got a few shots of the
scaffolding! I think the scaffolding is a permanent fixture. As
expected there are bits of ruins all over the place, old walls,
crumbling statues, orthodox churches, gardens, ancient library ruins,
you name it, they probably have it. Hadrian stamped his name on many
things and Zeus got mentions as well. A couple of the museums are
... We had to negotiate a walk across a busy six lane main road, up a spiral staircase...then the footbridge and down over the other side.... Lots of blood sweat and energy with all the luggage. I vowed to take only an overnight bag next time...ha ha.
One more bus journey away to our destination we were exhausted... And guess what Irene ...yes moi....in the rush to get off the flipping thing....leaves. our backpack ...with passports, ...
... local cuisine. After looking over a couple of menus we decided on a place situated on a table right on the corner on one of the many cobblestone laneways. Gyros never tasted so good...
By this time we were spent so ventured back to our hotel (via a singing elderly statesman who sold me a pistachio gelato) and crashed out... looking forward to touching down in Corfu town tomorrow :)
... is noticeable that raw seafood is untouched. Top quality ingredients starting from the home baked bread and the virgin olive oil that are served first to accompany the fresh seafood and the vegetables.
A trip of tastes starts with a good wine of an elegant taste of course!
BEVERAGE: From the long list of wines we had an amazing wine coming from the Island of Tinos. The Assyrtiko T-Oinos (white Clos Segasta) for €75.00. ...
Docked at 8am this am in Piraeus, the port of Athens, about a 40 minute ride into the city. Took a great Disney tour to the Acropolis and then to the new Acropolis Museum where the adults got a tour while the kids painted statues of Athena. Acropolis was SOOOO crowded, amazing crowds! But still so fun to go to the top and see the Pantheon and the amazing views over Athens and the Aegean Sea. Most of the statues at the Acropolis are reproductions as ...