Travel Blogs from Athens
... they stare at a piece of marble or fiddle with their tour head set.
Speaking of marble, so many people visit the area, that the marble that lines the ground of the Acropolis has been polished smooth by the friction from people’s shoes. While it looks quite impressive, the slippery nature of the now super smooth marble did cause a couple of people (including us) to have a little bit of a slip.
The Parthenon is a white marble Doric temple dedicated to ...
... Do you speak
Anglikka Eneh Parakahlo??
- ENGLISH , PLEASE!
My birthday is our full first day in BEAUTIFUL GREECE! We landed in Athens and traveled through the
suburbs to our hotel in Glyfada on Xanthou street ( three dashes for capital Xi,
alpha-theta-omicron, uplison!) yesterday
evening. The hotel is clean with
excellent food and a balcony but with very, ...
... and have my photo taken
alongside one of them. The rest of our tour group did though…….how
Next was the Temple of Olympian Zeus. A rectangle of
columns in a field. There was a very friendly cat wandering towards us which
allowed stroking……..surprising really as it was a stray. Our guide deviated
from telling us about the temple to tell us about the cat. Apparently, in
Greece, all ...
... entire day, and it was around 40-50 degrees (not that I am complaining, just not a super great beach day). After this, the back up plan was… no back up plan. Enter Hannah!
Lets go to the Acropolis (aka the #1 thing I wanted to see while in Athens). The first day we went to the Acropolis. The weather was kind of ****** (cold and rainy), but we made the best of it! Per my request, we began at the Acropolis museum, which contained so ...
After our long journey to Athens, there was no time for rest. It was time to put on a show! My choir and I performed our last international concert at the theater of Lycée Leonin. This is the oldest independent educational establishment in Greece. So we performed for mostly 9th and 10th graders. This was a really big school, it was definitely more than I expected. There were roughly 300 students there. When we ...