Travel Blogs from Athens
... of the Agora. We start talking, as travellers do, she's a solo traveller as well. So we sat and had dinner and drinks together. Was good to have some company. She had quite a sad story to tell, having lost her daughter earlier this year, but she was amazingly strong. My heart really went out to her. One thing about Athens which has surprised me is how musical the city is. Every street I walk down in Plaka has a busker, or a ...
... inside the building, exhibits are creatively displayed on 3 levels: along the wall at eye level, supported on bases, high up on the walls below the ceiling, and suspended from above, along the centre of the room. The statues and exhibits are displayed uncovered, and in such a way as to enable the visitor to get a 3-dimensional view. Displaying the exhibits in this manner encouraged us to walk around each item to get a full sense of what we were seeing. ...
... we could at last take a photo of the Royal Princess from the front of the ship!
Back on board to the cool climes of the ship, dumped our belongings in our cabin and down to the International Café for a cappacino - and relax !!
Edited to add more about our day in Piraeus and more photos - see below
What we did next
I spent 1 ½ hours updating and uploading photos and the text to our blog and when I signed off, I had 3 mins to ...
... the Anafiotika quarter. This area is filled with little white-washed houses, legacy of stonemasons from Anafi who were brought in to build the king's palace. For a moment we thought we were back in Mykonos!
The walking tour had already exceeded our expectations and more was to come. We zig-zagged through the maze of roads surrounding the Acropolis until we found the Roman Agora. Less impressive than the Ancient Agora we had seen earlier, we only stayed for ...
... s personality as well.
Well, today’s Executive Chef of the Hilton indeed makes the difference at the Galaxy with a New air, much Passion and Outstanding creations.
I find him very charismatic and talented…
But what Dimitrios is really like as a person?
This is exactly what I want to take out of him over a friendly chat.
He comes from Athens, he is ambitious ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility