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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... what we wanted to see would be easier to see on foot. So we saw the Panhellenic stadium, built entirely of what marble. We toured the Temple of Zeus and the had lunch in the old market, the palatka. The palatka is a tourist trap, lots of souvenir shops and over priced restaurants.
8 Aug. The morning has arrived when we are to board the QE for our 14 day cruise,
after waiting 7 months or more for this day to come around. We had a light continental breakfast at our hotel then a walk around the local boat marina area with the temp rising steadily to 32C. Not a very salubrious part of town with lots of graffiti and plenty of buildings in need of some TLC.However a good place, I believe, to be when boarding cruise ships. We checked out of the hotel ...
... as does the floor. Visitors are allowed only to view it from the outside, and whether this is an issue of safety or preservation, I'm not sure. The columns are very impressive, and I guess in general it's amazing that after so many centuries (2,500 years here) ANYTHING is standing. The various ancient sites have endured earthquakes, destruction at the hands of enemies, general looting in which ancient sites were torn apart to provide building materials for more modern structures, ...
... paid visit to two great museums: the Byzantine Museum and the Greek War Museum. The Byzantine museum tells the story of Greece under the Byzantine Empire. One of the lesser known eastern empires, at least in North America, the Byzantine Empire was the continuation of Ancient Rome in the east after the 4th Century AD. It's main city was Byzantium (modern day Istanbul) but it was quite a large empire at its zenith.
As an ancient site of learning, Athens ...
... on Mars Hill, a large rock outcropping above the ancient Agora town square ruins, and just below the ticket booth and entrance to the Acropolis. Before ascending the Mars Hill via steps cut into the rock, we paused to read Paul's record of preaching to the Athenians in the New Testament chapter 17 of Acts, Paul questions the worship of idols and expounds doctrines of Jesus Christ such as God is a Heavenly Father, Jesus is resurrected, ...