Travel Blogs from Athens
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... enjoyed it.
Once back on board it was lunch time on the lower decks and then time for a wine on deck. It is a hard life you know. Next stop is a brief one at Poros an island that is separated by a narrow sea channel from the Peloponnese area on mainland Greece. The gelato was good.
Then it is an hour or so to Aegina and I opt for an optional trip to the temple of Aphaia.built in 480 BC. ...
... because I was picking up our rental car tomorrow for our Peloponnesian tour. The next stop we got out at was the Agora or ancient marketplace. We took lots of pictures there as you will see of statues of people in robes without arms or a head or other missing body parts that did not survive the centuries. We then had lunch in Tritis neighborhood of a Cretian salad and gyro. The restaurants pretty much serve the same things aimed at tourists. It is kind ...
... then dropped of near the Plaka ( which is the old shopping/market area of Athens) for some free time/shopping. After wandering around the shops etc, we walked over to view Hadrian's Arch and The Temple of Olympian Zeus before catching the bus back to the ship. Our overall observation was that Athens itself was rather old and dirty, & probably not our favourite port of call, but obviously we only saw a very small "sample" of the ...
... 8217;s our last safari in Africa. Apart from the logistical issues they’ve been fantastic and have been a wonderful education for the children. We’re exhausted though and can’t wait to get some rest. We stay in a lodge in the middle of nowhere near Arusha for the night before we head to the airport, Kilimanjaro airport. KAMPALA, UGANDA This is Africa. At the airport, our flight is not on the departure board, at the counter one person says it’s delayed, one says ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Wonderful Hotel - an oasis of calm compared to the heat and chaos of the city
- Very Nice Place
- The most immaculate hotel ever
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
- Greco Imperial OK, No local flavor
- Dissapointed-definetely not a 5 star hotel.
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
- Best Part of this hotel was the bartender, Fotis
- Close to Acropolis, but average hotel
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $46
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $68
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price