Travel Blogs from Athens
... the top-- not exactly the ideal time of day for this activity, but it was unbelievable.The views of Athens were unreal. After we saw the Erechtheion and Parthenon, we headed to the New Museum of Acropolis. There we learned that the 6 Caryatids women holding up the Erechtheion are replicas and the real ones are in the museum (minus one that is in the hands of the Brits). We ...
... and laurel wreath. This arena was used for the modern Olympic games and many other events. It was also used for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games as well as many other sides in Athens. We can still see the stadium and the stone seats/benches that surround the fields. The restrooms at the stadium are something else - all white marble. And they are public restrooms - but you do have to pay to use them. Check out the photographs.
We stopped briefly at the Tomb of the ...
... I think he took one look at me and decided I needed their services asap. After two days of sleeping, chicken soup and tea, I emerged from a giant cocoon of blankets feeling better.
Just around the corner, we could see the ruins of the Temple of Zeus with the Acropolis in the background. A free walking tour took us past the major sites in the city. Hadrian's Gate, the Parliament and changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Agora ...
... it!) This guy from Oz was so dramatic he was frightened we were taking him somewhere he didn't know Sinisa joked about selling his body parts on the black market! We went and washed our feet and then slowly dipped our feet into the fish pedicure tank it was scary and weird and very funny, those little fish tickled my feet!!! It was pretty cool I must say and something neat to do in the middle of Athens! After that we met up with Sinisa at a tavern ...
Arriving at the port of Athens, I was excited to explore the capital of this ancient land rich of antiquity. At first when we arrived, I thought the Greek capital was at a disadvantage since I'd just experienced heaven on earth within its islands with my amazing man Josh. It was urban, dusty, busy, and crowded- characteristics that describe a completely opposite atmosphere to the paradise I'd just left; however, we were pleasantly surprised by ...
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