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... called Surly because it sounds like Siri but isn't because it's an Android). Throughout the week we used Surly for every excursion because of the daunting task of figuring out Italian roads; the twists and turns plus Italian signage would be impossible without the app. By the end of the week we could find the humor in navigating Italy: "in 300 meters, keep going straight" or "make a U-turn whenever possible" were some of Surly's common phrases. We made it through the week ...
... new foundations.
The constant assault of museums can overwhelm but we take it pretty easy, being happy to see a couple and then either loaf around or spend time getting serious about food (see Let's Talk About Food entry).
Funnily enough, central Athens is fairly noisy. So we two hermits are pretty happy to be heading off for the islands and somewhere a bit quieter.
... when the bus arrived and started to head the other direction. We inquired as to where the bus was going and were told by passengers that there was a major rally protesting about austerity measures right in the city centre and the authorities had subsequently blocked off the streets. We were told not to worry because the bus would soon be heading to the direction of the airport. We were not that worried, as we had been told to leave early because of traffic issues so ...
... been rained out. We could have lost a lot more had he had everything in that stolen wallet. We didn't lose that much. And while the thief was wrong, theft is going to happen for survival when unemployment is 20%. I'm sorry it happened, but life is good...and we spent a good part of life today on the Acropolis is Athens, Greece! I'm still shaking my head at the thought.
Tomorrow we rest. It's a day at sea. They aren't my favorite, especially if the seas are rough, but they are ...
... is the Temple of Zeus, but my favorite is the Areopagas, a huge rock that the Apostle Paul stood on and preached the gospel. George is pretending to be Paul.
After a traditional Greek lunch at Kalamaki Beach Hotel overlooking the Aegean Sea, we headed off to ancient Corinth. They are working on excavating even more of Corinth, except a large ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking