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We were successful in using the Athens metro to go 22 stops from the airport to our hotel, Hotel Tony. The problem became the walk from the metro to the hotel. We started out in the opposite direction but eventually made it with the help of Andrea's phone gps. We checked in around 3:00 pm and against our jet lag plan we slept a few hours else we …
... were so strong!
Next stop was the stadium for the 1896 Olympic games. This was the site of the first modern olympic games. when the Olympics were held in Athens in 2004, this is where the Marathon ended and the archery competition was held. Amanda and I had an audio guide which gave many interesting facts about the stadium. In 1894, some rich guy decided that the ancient Greek olympic stadium should be restored and brought back to life. He paid for ...
... very lively. We walked on to the base of the Acropolis and saw Hadrian's Arch and Temple of the Olympian Zeus. That was enough action for one day so we returned home and fabricated tomorrow's game plan.
Wake up early tour the Acropolis and make it back to the hotel and jump on an afternoon tour to the Temple of Poseidon and a **** ton of other cool stuff.
... Again we have time on our own to explore more history or to shop. A few of us walked towards the library and the temple of Zeus.
The temple of Zeus is in an open field that makes the height of these massive columns seem even taller and more impressive. Originally there were 104 columns of which only 15 remain standing. One of the columns actually blew down in a storm in 1852. Hadrian erected a giant gold and ivory status of Zeus inside the temple with an ...
... stand head and shoulders above anything else on offer. We have also been lucky enough to enjoy some absolutely brilliant meals in more standard restaurants.
For example, just out of Zadar, in Diklo, our guest house served the most delicious Blitva and Krumpir...traditionally cooked spinach and potatoes with olive oil and garlic. It was the benchmark against which all other versions were judged.
Here in Santorini, at last ...