Travel Blogs from Athens
[post trip update (yes, we're back)]
Morning had my traveling companion and I mailing stuff from the post office, then boarding our luxury liner (ok, the ferry) to go back to Athens. Less wind than when we came out; a smooth ride into Peraus. We walked off and strolled to the taxi stand. Hmm. No taxis. Ok, we wait. Hmm. No taxis. Ok, fine. We' …
We flew into Greece after an early morning departure from Rome. The taxi/van was there at 6 am, and we trundled bags and guitar down and put everything inside. It was quite a drive to the airport, and as with the beauty of electronic ticketing from large cities, we had no idea what terminal we were departing from. The driver, luckily, guessed …
... while easier, only takes you part of the way. I still had quite a climb when I got there. Not that I minded. Climbing the southern slope saw the Theatre of Dionysos and the proplyon I snapped so many photos Auntie Rhonda would be proud. The climb was taxing for an old accountant like me but well worth the effort. The only time I got really worried was as I entered the gate, the pathway was quite narrow and anyone who has seen me react to heights will understand ...
... is called Plaka and they serve home made Greek food. I had Roasted chicken potatoes,Greek salad and bread with a small dish of ice cream. Very basic food but tasty. On the way back to the hotel I purchased a beautiful green leather purse and a coral cotton dress. This venture gave me confidence to venture out more.
I stayed right in the midst of a cultural center Syntagma Square, Department stores galore on the next street over from the hotel and down the street ...
... br> “Happiness is not to have what you want but to want what you have.”
He finally tells me that his Culinary approach fully complies with the belief that “Only what you give is really yours….”
This, reminded me of a lyric.
I thanked Dimitri for the time he spared to me, but he wanted to make clear that his love for cooking is not ego-centric, but guest-oriented. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking