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... after all these years. The tour guide took us to some pretty important sights around Athens. We saw the remnants of the temple of Zues, the old library, the market place and so much more. A lot of the columns are gone but the ones that remain are pretty impressive. During the tour we stop outside parliament house and watch the guards do a traditional march and parade out the front of the building. They stomp and clop their feet like horses do (which is ...
... district where we were to eat lunch. Lunch today consisted of moussaka, meatballs, meat, spaghetti and cheese puffs - yum! Wine and an icecream slice rounded off this meal. During lunch it was announced that the lady's husband who had gone missing had found another Princess tour group and was completing the tour with them. There was still no sign of the other lady's friend.... After lunch we had some free time to wander in ...
... the plaka we also came across a small spa that specialised in fish pedicures – you know where the little fish nibble at your feet. As we were a little sore in the foot area, we decided to give it a go and proceeded to hand over the relevant number of Euros. After washing and preparing our feet for the fish, it was time for them to start eating. The sensation was neither pleasant nor unpleasant, it felt like a mini spa bath and every so often would get to ...
... the weaving and then to sell the carpets on their behalf to stop the. From getting ripped off which was common in the past. They used wool on wool for the thicker broader designs, wool on cotton for more intricate finer designs, and they also have their own silk worms and use fine slid threads to make these beautiful fine carpets. Some take up to 4 years to make and cost thousands of dollars to buy. We ...
... drives home how old Judaism is, if there are menorahs carved into stones and column capitals.
Speaking of column capitals, there is another kind that comes in between Ionic and Corinthian - the Eolikos style. It's not as common as the Corinthian or the Ionic, and it looks to be more closely related to the former.
One cool bit of information I learned regarded the statues. A lot of the statues in the museum were found headless. It turns ...
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Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
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Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
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Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $46
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Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
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