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Friday today and I am out dining with a close friend at one of my favorite restaurants in Athens. I come here as a Food Critic to taste and comment on the Cuisine.
Have in mind that because I like to nibble mostly and I never finish a whole portion no matter how heavenly the dish might be, I asked my portions tonight to be half.
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... After lectures we had some time on top of the Acropolis to check out the view of Athens and walk around the Parthenon. Unfortunately, half of Europe seems to be under construction. We could still see the Parthenon, but since they’re doing a huge project on it now so they can reopen it, the front had scaffolding on it. After we walked around we headed for our last stop of tours for the day, the Theater of ...
... we walked through the west entrance and stood beneath the towering columns I instantly felt so small and was taken back by how enormous the pieces that compared each column were let alone how many were stacked tall to build such remarkable structures. To think of all that man and animal power and ingenuity it took back then to build such strong and stable marble master pieces is mind boggling. Again I found myself wondering what it must have been like back then ...
... the Propylaea, its monumental gateway, and visited the spectacular ruins of the ancient Greek civilization. You ascent 80 steps to take in the views and marvel at such glorious monuments as the Pantheon and the Erechtheum.
Back on the hop on hop off bus our next stop was The Plaka. This is the oldest district in Athens, with wonderful boutiques, cafes and taverns. The ...
... The speed limit gets up to 130. I tried not too worry but with cars zooming past us and no steering wheel it was quiet intense.
Getting us to the hotel with Siri help was shall I say interesting... some of the roads into the Plaka are quite skinny and with cars parked up on both sides,the natural breathing in thing did not help with the driving but it made me feel better...
Finally settled back in our rooms Shirley and I headed out for another shopping fix to ...