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Mainland Greece

A travel blog entry by rubymwhittaker

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... laughing. I was full on crying with laughter. It was 38-degree heat and we had just lugged our luggage for miles and we were in that exhausted silly funny mood. We walked another km or so until we sat down for a rest. Then I spotted our hotel just across the road! Woo hoo! We raced up and cranked up the aircon. We thought we would follow suit with the girls and stay in our hotel after all the horror stories they told us but after a couple of hours, we couldn’t resist ...

Welcome to Athens Greece

A travel blog entry by smithnet

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... around the narrow streets and illegally parked cars. The bus horn sounded on many occasions to warn other drivers that we were coming through. I was grateful not to be driving today even with Gertrude's help. Back to the ship for a swim and drink. At dinner many stories were shared of the different tours undertaken during the day. So much to see and do in Athens, but we had only scratched the surface. Hopefully one day we will manage to return for a longer adventure. ...

Athens day 4 and on to the cruise and Mykonos

A travel blog entry by dave-and-freda

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... motor driven, of course and a sailor stood by each sail to check that the guiding rope was guiding properly. With great hooting from both the ship and the pilot boat’s horns, the pilot boat turned gracefully back to port. What a show!

We then had a lifeboat drill…………that sure inspires confidence! But, by law it has to be done and we had to do it after breakfast again the next day.

The ship sailed all night to get to ...

It's all Greek to Him: Dr. Camp's Archaeology

A travel blog entry by bnnashton

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... of the crowd.

We next moved to a newer excavation site, formerly the location of a building that publicly displayed artwork (among other functions) in Ancient Greece. The public display of artwork was a novel concept in Ancient Greece, and this building probably displayed many of the grand battle scenes of Athenian history, both historical and mythological. The building was also probably a general meeting place for Athenians in their time off work, ...

Athens - Day 2

A travel blog entry by t.bird

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... my trepidation. The Parthenon was magnificent. It is amazing to stand at the entrance and imagine the how busy it must have been 2 millennia ago when people came to worship there. Restorative works are being completed on it so there was quite a bit of scaffolding around. I had to laugh when I heard a wolf whistle from the workman on top of the scaffolding (not at me) & they yelled out something in Greek. Somethings are universal it seems. Especially considering ...

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