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... straight for the Acropolis. We hiked all the way up there and it was amazing. I can't believe they built buildings so grand! Even though most of it was ruined and they were repairing most of it, it was still a marvel to see. Looking out over the whole of Athens was incredible but it was hard to see that there was basically no greenery anywhere. We also saw the theatre of Dionysus and the new theatre which they still do shows in. We headed down to grab a ...
... straight to the Acropolis for a two hour tour.
We had all decided against seeing the National Museum which is supposed to be very good and just spent 2 hours hearing about the Acropolis and temples and parts of Athens. We all found it very interesting. It would have been nicer not to have all the scaffolding around the Parthenon.
Our room overlooks the Acropolis and luckily the part of the Parthenon that we see is the only part that does not ...
... its expectations. There was even one bar called 'Slammers' where you wear a helmet while you scull your drink then the bar staff throw or hit you over the helmet with an object such a crate or hammer....sounds crazy but so funny and no wonder we all had sore heads in the morning!! The beach resort had so many friendly people, mainly Aussies and Canadians, with such a relaxed vibe and I now can see how many people go for two nights and then end up staying on for much longer and ...
Today we went to Corinth, one of the largest and most prosperous ancient cities in Greece. St. Paul was very influential here. He lived and worked in Corinth and was persecuted for his constant criticisms of the Corinthians.
Acts Chapter 18 (NIV)
18 After this, Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. 2 There he met a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, who had recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, ...
We woke up to a phone call from our butler informing us that he was on his way with breakfast. We had an early tour this morning so we ordered breakfast delivered to our room. While eating breakfast we watched "The World", another cruise ship, enter the port. After breakfast and getting dressed, we headed down to the theatre to check in for our tour. Shortly after 8:00 we headed off the ship. It was another beautiful morning. As we walked to the bus, we saw the Celebrity ...