Travel Blogs from Athens
... around the narrow streets so we saw a lot of Athens city. Lots of motorbike riders zipping around with no helmets; crazy stuff.
We had a full day of sightseeing planned by Apostolis and we saw:
• Greek House of Parliament to see the changing of the guards
• Acropolis and Parthenon
• Ancient Greek marketplace
• Panathinaikon ...
... didn't lack for things to talk about, or an opinion.
Having been up for over 20 hours, I was ready for an early night, so that was the end of our Saturday.
Sun 6th Sept
After a solid 10 hours sleep, we headed down to the Lido for breakfast, then headed out to catch the Hop On Hop Off bus to the Acropolis. About 45 minutes drive, primarily through Pireaus, we arrived. After walking up the the base ...
... for teachers has granted the four of us a unique opportunity to do both of these things through this fellowship. Our students will be given an example of how being culturally, artistically, and interpersonally aware of the world around them is possible even if you are from the middle of nowhere Kansas. Dad never let anyone put limitations on him when he was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's or even at the end of his life when he was diagnosed with cancer. He always ...
... the fennel soup was something I had for the first time. I totally got the flavor explosion of potatoes and fennel, its creamy texture makes it an interesting dish. €18.00.
DESSERTS: Rank from €5.00 to €7.00.
THE LEMON TART: A super yummy dessert, the lemon tart is mouthwatering. The tart’s crust was nice and crisp and I tasted the full tanginess of the lemon filling. Simply delicious! ...
... of ratty, though, and reall6 needs to be remodeled and updated. There were some places to plug into 110 energy, but I could never find one that worked, so in time my laptop and IPad lost power.
Oh, on the flight to London, which was relatively uneventful, I watched a couple of movies. Chef is so predictable and cliched I just can't even say anything good about it. It saddens me to see how Sofia Vergara has gotten so thin and yet ...