Travel Blogs from Eretria
... museums and axillary sites of interest and stumbled upon something in the National Archeological Museum I knew existed, but never expected to actually behold with my own eyes: The Antikythera Mechanism. It was part of a temporary exhibition which was an amazing stroke of luck, because it typically is kept behind closed doors. One of my favorite items of antiquity, for the sheer absurd level of anachronistic technology. It ...
... so we bummed out and decided to fly. We were able to book our houseboat 2 days earlier.
Marie is very excited about Amsterdam. We will probably connect up with some relatives there. She is looking forward to seeing the home of mother. The weather in Amsterdam has been bad but it looks like there is an upward trend in temperatures and sun. Hope so cause it could be chilly on the Amsteel river. Our houseboat has a lovely outside patio to enjoy if ...
... identity but which probably belong to some of Philip's wives.
The museum was really cool because it was literally built around the tombs. So,you could walk right up to them and see what the contexts in which the artifacts were found before wandering through the rest of the museum and seeing said artifacts. It was really dark, and even though Huseyin warned us to watch out for each other and other visitors, and not to get lost, he himself ...
... least two hours because the police were investigating everything.
That wasn't quite when the panic started, but when we were told that trains would be stopped in both directions, and that there was no way to get back to CDG to catch the bus back to Paris, that's when people started freaking out. Most people on the train were traveling, as we were, from the airport with luggage. There were only a couple of people on our train whom were commuters not traveling ...
... sitting around and not overally attractive place.
We checked a few old churches on the way to the Plaka (a nice area but touristy full of cafes, restaurants and shops). We then went to the Monastiraki flea markets - full of shops. Troy explored Hadrian’s library while Mary sat in the shade and waited. We bought heaps of bandages for Mary’s blisters. OMG its a very hot day. Back to the hotel, had a swim and then went out for ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking