Travel Blogs from Athens
... on the street corners. The taxi driver looked surprised (he obviously hadn't got the memo like the other taxis), and left us on the street to walk the rest of the way. Gas masked police sporting batons and shields, water gun tankers... It had seemed like we had entered a battle field, but only one side had so far turned up. We finally made it to our accommodation, and after a little confusion finding the place and the b&b owner, we were inside and ready to find ...
... would stop in the shade all the while reciting wonderful animated histories as we slowly made our way up!! In Greek religion and mythology, Athena or Athene is the goddess of wisdom, courage, inspiration, civilization, law and justice, strategic warfare, mathematics, strength, strategy, the arts, crafts, and skill. (Minerva is the Roman goddess identified with Athena). Let's not forget that she is also one of the daughters of Zeus and Metis. She is said ...
... to the car, which was pretty good considering the size of the roads, being on the wrong side of the car and the road and then the ditches or walls on the edge of the road. Poor Ruth and a few minor heart attacks but makes a great navigator when she peels herself off the roof and pulls her nails out of whichever piece of the car they are embedded in.
Poor Graham wrote his blog for about an hour the lost it so had to start again.
back in Athens and Ruth and I went ...
... on that. After that i explored the pool area, took pictures and then joined those from the med trail for our last dinner as a small group. We went across the road to the beach and ate at the restaurant. The food was good but service a bit slow. After dinner i watched the sunset from the top of the hotel. I then went to the room, packed, watched a movie and had an early night as i was getting up early the next morning and having a very long day.
... one of himself next to it. Nothing remains of these statues. It is not known when the temple of Zeus was destroyed but it probably came down in an earthquake during the mediaeval period.
This being our last day we had a last supper in one of the older districts of Athens. The balcony overlooking the city provided us we a great finish to a fabulous 12 days. The next morning most of us had early morning transfers to airport and home.
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Wonderful Hotel - an oasis of calm compared to the heat and chaos of the city
- Very Nice Place
- The most immaculate hotel ever
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
- Greco Imperial OK, No local flavor
- Dissapointed-definetely not a 5 star hotel.
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
4 - 6 Michail Voda et Makedonias, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
- Best Part of this hotel was the bartender, Fotis
- Close to Acropolis, but average hotel
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $46
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $68
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price