Hotel Solomou Athens
Travel Blogs from Athens
Train Trip to Piraeus port....every railway station quite unique in style and decoration. Discovered the back streets of Athens ...Experienced the culture food and people in Plaka where no cars are allowed due to the very narrow streets. BUT where there r cars there r traffic jams....cars bikes buses ...
... w lucky was that.
We returned to the ship, well ready for dinner and next day we went to Kos, and it rained. Dave was booked on a cycle ride which they cancelled. But I still went on the bus tour of the island to all the archaeological sites. Aren’t I lucky to have a spell check on this computer………… I wouldn’t even begin to be able to spell archaeological!!!
Oh, I must mention that I did my first aerobics class ...
We checked on what's open on a Easter Sunday in Athens and it seems that most shops are closed. All archaeological sites are closed but we have already visited most of them yesterday. We wanted to go for a walk so we head to Monastritiki, following the metro track this time. Along the way, we saw locals with their vans, unloading BBQ facilities to make BBQ lamb in the park, many others lying in the grass and relaxing. Before reaching Monastiraki, ...
... look at some of the artifacts stored in a facility that Dr. Camp could give us access to. Hundreds of objects were stored in the facility that Dr. Camp showed us, including pottery, skeletons, inscriptions, and pieces of architecture. Dr. Camp noted that the inscriptions were particularly useful historically, because the Greeks and Romans kept such good records of the actions of their government. He also went through the process of dating archaeological artifacts ...
... to walk to the acropolis museum. It was around 11 by this time and I kinda got a bit lost. Half an hour walk up hill with a quick rest stop when I saw a WC sign. (Absolutely chugging down the water) and I finally found it... Looks impressive but I couldn't tell you about because its closed on Mondays.... How rude!
So I wandered back down the hill in the direction I hoped was toward the Temple of Zeus. I made to a little restaurant district and then lunch ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet