Travel Blogs from Athens
... along the route. :) After those 6-7 miles..the hills started. I didn't give much thought to how rough the course was going to be. I knew it was hilly, but I didn't know it was one of the hilliest courses. My knee started to get sore around mile 13 and I knew this was bad news bears. After my knee started hurting I adjusted the way I was running to compensate which gave me a crazy gross blister. I was a mess and could not wait to never see a hill ever again. haha It was ...
... us and we walked out....no customs no nothing. It meant that we were very early for the pickup but that didn’t matter and in any case it turned up early and whisked us through the heavy and quite scary Athens traffic to the hotel.
The hotel is a five star top notch one and we didn’t have to wait too long for the room despite arriving mid morning. We dumped the bags and walked down to the main square to change some Turkish money ...
We were up early this morning and on our way to the metro by 9:30am. After a few metro stops we switched to the rail line out to the airport. Checkin went really fast and there were still no issues with the size of my bag :) The flight to Athens was pretty uneventful, and was shorter than I thought as I had forgotten that there was an hour time difference between Italy and Greece. At the airport we sorted out our ferry tickets so that we wouldn't have to worry about them in ...
... island was Aegina, famous for locally grown pistachios and the temple of
Aphaia. The story goes that the distance between the three temples (Aphaia,
Poseidon, and Parthenon) forms an isosceles triangle, and we all wanted to have
the experience of visiting all three. On a clear, you are able to “connect the
dots” from the temple of Aphaia. Today was clear and standing at different
vantage points, we thought ...
... my belly and sat down to catch up on blogs, which I, with the completion of the following paragraph, have done.
Tomorrow we leave for a day trip to Corinth, which is supposed to be an interesting city in its own right, let alone with its Biblical importance. We're spending the night in a small coastal city nearby, so I can't promise you a blog tomorrow but I can promise myself a swim. Til then though, peace and blessings from me and us to you and yall.
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $234
- 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 $144
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $74
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $96
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $280
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotel
- 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 $64
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $155
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $150
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $77
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $95
- 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 $98
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $214
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $39
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $50
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $48
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $85
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $98
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $131
- 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 $112
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price