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We woke up early and headed to Plaka for breakfast.
Had eggs at a touristy place but got charged more than we should have and had a word with the waiter who turned out to be the manager. To no avail.
Reached the Acropolis having got lost a few times in narrow windy passages of Plaka and spent a few hours exploring the ruins. Lots …
... neighborhood. The base of the mountain is planted with pine trees, succulent plants, and wild greenery and makes for a pretty walk. The hike has the option of winding around the mountain via ramps (that you share with cars and taxis) or you can hike up a series of stairs and dirt ramps, as we chose to. About a third of the way up you start to catch glimpses of the future view which provides some much needed motivation for continuing the climb. Halfway up there is a decent ...