Hotel Lefkos Pyrgos
Travel Blogs from Athens
... back home by train and we continued our afternoon saunter.
Next was a wine bar and it turns out the owner is the absolutely first person I have met, in all my travels, who has seen New York State. Not just the city but the true “Upstate” and commented on its natural beauty. Hallelujah! Kathy also did some research on “how to take a good picture”. I think she is on to something, as the following photos ...
... tempting. These alleyways were common to all the islands.
Paros was the quietest and we had a resort hotel across the bay which gave us a great view looking back over the town, Naxos had great restaurants down by the water with the most sheltered bay. Santorini was just stunning with the town's of Fira and Oia situated on top of the cliffs above the caldera (volcano top edge) 300 metres above the bay. The views from the town's are truly ...
... Went up and had a couple of drinks with Sarah H and Adam at the rooftop bar which also had some great views of the city. Sadly a picture just didn't do it justice. As we were heading to Egypt we had a pretty easy day as our flight didn't leave until 4pm which gave us plenty of time to have a sleep in. I'm glad we have an extra day in Athens when we get back from Egypt as I felt really rushed as there was so much to see but so little time. Egypt here I ...
... a forum for democratic debate.
Some argue that when using Google, in trying to define anything at all, if you keep clicking on the first hyperlink mentioned, in just a few clicks, you'll always come back to "philosophy". It's worth trying, for any topic. Our debt to the ancient Greeks is so great, in so many areas, that any research in art, history, politics, religion, philosophy, logic, always leads us quickly back to Ancient Greece. Philosophy, ...
... long history lesson visiting all the places we learnt at school.
Southwards to Delphi where we pick up a local guide and visit the temple ruins of Apollo and of course they are on yet another hill. The Romans and Greeks built everything on top of hills, this was mainly for defense back then.
A light lunch and a beer before moving on to Athens arriving around ...
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