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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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This is my first stay here, but I have visited it years back when friends from London and Cyprus came to Athens for holidays.
CHECK-IN: Quick and efficient service and the staff extremely friendly. Along with the key-card I received a (complimentary) card which I could present to the Annabel Café Bar for a cup of coffee, a drink or an ouzo, at any time convenient to me, as a treat from ...
I had booked a transfer with Holland America because of the hour and all the complexities of my travel this time, so I was met by a taxi driver who spoke about as much English as I do Greek. Normally I can still manage a conversation with these guys, but this guy likes the overnight shift for a reason. Not a talker. He drove me to the hotel, where I checked in, put on my swimsuit cover up because I couldn't find my nightgown. ...
Out last big day in Greece and we are heading down to the Monastiraki Flea Market. We have walked through here a number of times on our way to one site or another, but today, we are actually going to stop and look around. Sunday is also the day that the locals bring out their tables, benches, chairs, and whatever to set their stuff on to sell. Many just pull up in a car or truck (a tiny one) and sell stuff right out of the back on ...
... drink. We had fun with some drinks, but not excessive which was exactly what I was after. We were all pretty much Aussie so I look forward to catching up with some of the crew when I am home! At the end I had a day to explore Athens. I found it interesting here since there was more poverty here than I was expecting. I did the walking tour that went up to the Acroplis and surrounds. It was very interesting. Our guide was great. There was a stray dog that followed ...
... you were stopping for someone to take a photo or making a cameo in someone else's. It was a very clear morning and our heart rates were definitely elevated by this stage it had probably reached 30. Despite that I got taken away by the marvel of what had been achieved here, mainly by the construction feats, and detail, it's hard to comprehend how many people it would have taken or how much time it would have taken to achieve the what was before us. The columns start at around 1.8 m ...