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... terminal. MF!
Finally made it on the train, completely confused if I was on the right one or not, but eventually the faded map began to make sense. The train was gradually filling after arriving at each stop, to the point where I strangling myself with one bag, while leg hugging the other.
I arrived at Syntagma Square where I met my friend Nick, who I’d be crashing at his hotel for the night, and then spending the next 12 days ...
... are also plan) is located just across from the Parthenon. On one side of the structure there are a couple lovely carved statues.
One of the more overlooked things at the top of the Acropolis is a smallish olive tree that seems to be standing in the middle of nowhere. Legend has it that Athena and Poseidon were in a competition to see who would rule Athens. Poseidon gave the city water but Athena gave them the olive tree. It is believed that this particular tree ...
... internet connection (
bear with me!). We have a gorgeous pool and nearby beach access. Glyfada has
many night clubs and high end fashion- it is a pricey area. Despite this the
tourists here are from other areas of Greece- besides the accommodating hotel
staff, many people around us speak little English. The signs, food, stores are
all written in Greek. As a result, I am picking up words, phrasing and
spellings very, very ...
... hassles, and visits smaller islands that are beyond the reach of the large ships. This does mean that the ship sails by night, and is in port all day - so that is the entertainment! No Casinos or Bingo on this one! There is a bar, so everyone is happy! For our sail away, we were served platters of canapés and wine, and we watched Athens fade away as we drank beer on the back deck. Dinner was served in the dining room - a 6 course ...
... It was quite cute. We had good discussions with everyone and then headed towards the theatre for the evening show. They put on a variety show with entertainers who had performed earlier in the cruise. They brought back Katerina Suchova the violinist, Nick Page the vocalist, one of the Sin City comedy guys, Pat Godwin, for some "PG" comedy, and our cruise director Lisa sang a couple of songs. We have another tour in the morning, so we headed back to our room and called it a night after the ...