Hotel Orea Thessalia
Travel Blogs from Athens
... with tomatoes, Greek olives, and several other dishes - quite adventurous! Yesterday, baklava was an optional dessert, and once I explained what it was, he ordered one. A huge piece arrived, and I thought "He can't possibly finish all that, so I'll get to taste it". After all, he had just finished a huge lunch! Wrong again! He plowed through the whole thing and licked his fork! Most of the kids on the trip are good eaters, and that probably pushes him to try some new things. All ...
... Greece, Rome until our day. According to her, Greece was the first world power but she said that now they are weak in the world. Daniel got it right though. We wandered around the Acropolis looking at the ruins and amphitheatres. There was a nice breeze blowing at the top but it was still incredibly hot. We could just the color of our skin changing... We headed back down and we spent a little time looking around the shops. We knew how to get to our hotel ...
... shops. Though nothing really caught my eye, we went through at least 20 different little boutiques.
Much later Kelsey and I ventured out on the hunt for decent Wifi. We arrived at a restaurant and ordered a pork gyro to go, to share. We enjoyed a lovely 15 minutes of free Wifi while waiting for our order.
We went to bed early, as we have a four hour ride tomorrow to visit ancient ruins up North!
... other taxis clearly asking directions. He was getting more than his share of hand movements from other drivers too, not that I would describe them as waves. Having already asked three other people who each informed me I was going the wrong way (yeah I know how surprised you are to hear that) and therefore causng me drag my suitcase backwards and forwards, I spotted the very crusty, sun dried Elios. He took me in hand walking with me until he could point ...
... they have built the museum above ground with a glass floor. They have done this so they can continue to dig underneath and also so visitors can connect with the history of the area. We then leave Athens and head to our next stop Napfia. Along the way we have a brief stop at the Korinthos Canal. It is over 6klm long an d 80mtrs high from sea level. This waterway took 12years to clear and was dug to save commercial ships days and days of travel around the peninsula. We finally ...
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