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We left the ship at 7:30 in Piraeus and passed thru the dock area and walked until we found a bus that would take us to Syntagma Square in the center of Athens, some 45 minutes away. Around this square are Greek government buildings, Athens' finest hotels as well as the central Metro station, where we met our guide. As might be expected, construction of the Athens metro system unearthed many ancient artifacts, ...
DAY 265 – 21/09/13 – ATHENS – PIRAEUS
Our time in Athens was up and today's adventure would take us to the port town of Piraeus. The port town is effectively a suburb of Athens and was only a mere 14 kilometres from where we were staying in Athens so we only had to take the metro to the end of the line. We had to catch an early morning ferry and were told by many people to get accommodation down at the port ...
... exist next to the modern canal. The Diadoch Demetrius Poliorcetes (336–283 BC) planned to construct a canal as a means to improve his communication lines, but dropped the plan after his surveyors, miscalculating the levels of the adjacent seas, feared heavy floods. The philosopher Apollonius of Tyana prophesied that ill would befall anyone who proposed to dig a Corinthian canal. Three Roman rulers considered the idea but all suffered violent deaths; the historian Suetonius ...
... story is good but its a boring sight) and so we missed the ancient part of the island. And as we were also only there for four hours we didn't get the opportunity to see any of the beautiful beaches that the island has. All we honestly did was shop and I didn't see anything I wanted so for me it was just a wander in town. We then got back on the boat and it set sail for our last island stop, Santorini. In the sailing time we started packing our bags as we can put ...
... ago to somewhere in the medieval period and I'm pretty sure stuff happened in between! Anyway it was about a 45min drive to our destination and we were going to the ancient acropolis of Lindos. This was (as you would expect) up on top of a hill/cliff and the modern town was sort of nestled down below in the bay. While I did miss loss I did hear that Rhodes is the 4th largest of the Greek islands and its big enough that locals do 'pack' the car to go from one side ...