TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Vergina Athens
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I caught my early morning flight with no problems on Monday 15th June. It was a three hour flight and I landed in sunny Athens around 11am local time. I got through immigration and customs fairly quickly, but had to wait around in the terminal for an hour and a half to meet up with two other girls from my trip (Charlie and Ash). I had contacted them online before the trip on our Contiki Meetup page so we could share taxis ...
... a forum for democratic debate.
Some argue that when using Google, in trying to define anything at all, if you keep clicking on the first hyperlink mentioned, in just a few clicks, you'll always come back to "philosophy". It's worth trying, for any topic. Our debt to the ancient Greeks is so great, in so many areas, that any research in art, history, politics, religion, philosophy, logic, always leads us quickly back to Ancient Greece. Philosophy, ...
... Lots of abandoned business along the way. At our lunch stop, Lila recommends these greens that the Greeks love. They are sautéed but cold with lots of olive oil and lemon. How could it be bad? We have decided that olive trees are like weeds they grow anywhere in Greece. We are dropped outside of the Plaka and say our good byes. The tour exceeded my expectations and still glad we didn't drive ourselves. 4 block walk to our hotel, Hotel Plaka. It is more ...
... told that famous street artists from all over Europe would come to Athens just because of this neighborhood. It was awesome. Finally we arrived at the Polytechneion. This was a local university. Inside there are no laws. I don't mean that it's crazy. I mean that inside the gates, legally, there are no laws. How that came to be is a long story, but for a place with no laws, it was pretty docile. Just a few people hanging out, doing nothing. Inside I saw there school ...
... of different dips, meats, vegetables, salads, and all of it was so good! The moment you let your plate become clean they would pile on more food! We were told that's how this culture worked! Which I am completely fine with. After I couldn't eat another morsel, not even that last zucchini fritter, the bill only came to 8 Euro (just over 9 bucks). So good, so cheap.
We left the place giving our thanks and headed back to the hostel. ...
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