Travel Blogs from Athens
... in more depth, referencing our professor's experiences in South Africa during the apartheid. Additionally, we began discussing different types of currencies and their values relative to each other. In Entrepreneurship, we discussed the entrepreneurial aspects of the sites we have visited so far. For example, the coin museum shows the growth of currency from coin to paper money. We learned that the Chinese developed paper money as a new idea that would allow them to pack ...
... 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.....
... a near fatal injury to one volunteer by a primate during my working time. Consequently I was having deja view with this organisation’s complete lack of flexibility towards its paying clients (volunteers). So its a shame not to have the opportunity of working with great apes in Africa, but so be it.
So after Ethiopia I will fly directly into South Africa.
I have enclosed some typically January shots of Bristol to set the mood.
... Year but Deb managed to buy gorgeous traditional greek pastries for us to eat. We had spinach pie, cheese pie, sweet honey rolled pastry logs, a sweet apple pastry and other items. With breakfast out of the way it was time to organise the days activities. We are located about 2 minutes walk from the Acropolis in a house that Spiro's grandfather built and in an area where Spiro grew up. This means we have great local knowledge. Spiro, Treen and myself head out for ...
... frescoes and artefacts found throughout Greece dating from the neolithic era to the bronze age, cycladic, minoan,mycanean and classical periods. It has over 10,000 metres of exhibition space. We actually went back the next day when there weren't so many school groups, for a second look. The school groups certainly made life intersting as they were full of teenage girls who took an immediate liking to Oscar and Alex and followed them around, ...
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
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
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