Travel Blogs from Athens
... free admission), we saw Acropolis and it was absolutely gorgeous. The views from the top make Athens look like, well, NOT Athens. Acropolis itself is obviously an incredible structure and it was definitely worth it to see. After that, we saw the original Olympic stadium which was MUCH smaller than I expected it to be but very cool nonetheless. On our last day, we were planning to go out to another island but as I went to take money out for ...
... very churned up and not as gorgeous today.
For dinner our program took us to a pasta restaurant in town. I order linguine with shrimp- finally, my first taste of seafood in Greece! It was delicious
For dessert, one of our professors graciously bought small sweet pastries for everyone in the program and we had a meeting closing our FIRST WEEK!
... nice little dish with red poppies on it.
Paul met a nice taxi driver. He was insistent that we know "his city" and only the truth !!! A wise old man and really nice. he drove us around for about an hour and gave us his time and shared lots of great stories.
Well now it is 7.15pm and we are freshening up and heading out for tea..........more food!!! Not a late night though - am pooped.....
... speaks a bit of French and we were able to carry conversations with them! Apparently, they spend six months out of the year traveling the world! What a great life! Overall, the best experience yet! Once we were done swimming, we drove back up the hill to the Temple of Poseidon! It was gorgeous, for it was almost sunset and the sun was hitting the temple and the sea perfectly! We waited until sunset (got some great shots!), took a group photo, and drove ...
... room discussing only a map and a single pot). We and about half of the tour group ditched her, for the most part, and were able to see much more of the museum than those who stayed with her. After the museum we headed up to the Acropolis. This requires a long, steep walk up the hill to get to the buildings. Our guide said that the route we took was the same as the one the Ancient Athenians would walk. There is archaeological evidence that this site ...
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