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Piraeus port city...for Athens, Greece.
Athens is commonly known as the birthplace of democracy and is one of the oldest cities in the world, dating back 7,000 years.
What a pleasure being back in Europe..I forgot what "easy travel" it is to get around ..and the locals speak many languages..so English comes easy.And the 'old world charm' that Canada lacks...makes 'exploring' as a tourist so interesting. Athens goes beyond ...
Athens to Piraeus to the Mediterranean
“Yeah l' man rhythm gettin' in my shoes
There's no use-a sittin' here -singin' the blues
So be my guest, you got nothin' to lose
Won't ha let me take you on a sea cruise”
After four nights in Athens, our next
travel day began. Unlike Monday, which involved several thousand
miles, three planes and a taxi, this time we needed to cover only
seven miles to the ...
Wed., Sept. 17, 2014
We docked at Piraeus, Athens' main port, the biggest in Greece, and one of the most important in the Mediterranean. Approximately seven miles from Piraeus is Athens, the capital of Greece and one of the worlds oldest cities. Its recorded history spans at least 3,000 years. We did the Taste of Athens tour which combined an overview of the highlights of Athens with a guided visit of the Acropolis, an ancient citadel located on a ...
... of over 5,000,000 inhabitants. We clambered over the slippery rocks to get a close-up look at the the Temple of Athena Nike, the Odeon of Herodes, the Sanctuary of Artemis and the mighty Parthenon itself (built in the 5th century B.C.). As with many of the ancient ruins we have seen in Greece, the Parthenon is being slowly rebuilt by archeologists, but instead of being damaged by natural phenomena like an earthquake or volcano, the Parthenon was blown up by cannon fire during ...
... house would cost €3 million, don't think we will be retiring there. We drove past Anglina Jolie's house nestled behind a high fence with secure gates. Words cannot explain how beautiful this Island is. Our ride back to the tender was by cable car passing the cave homes of the island's original inhabitants.
Santorini is essentially what remains after an enormous volcanic eruption ...