Travel Blogs from Athens
... with him, as well as my other mate Pepe, acquainted by Tash and Craig.
A quick drink on the rooftop overlooking the Acropolis and I was cooked. It was time for bed.
Broken sleeps all night, and eventually found myself up at 5am playing on my phone. And although our flight to Mykonos today will only take a short 25 minutes, it was going to be a loooong day.
Nick, Tash and myself made it the Athens airport, where we ...
... of original tree provided by Athena.
After wandering down the southern slope of the park and looking a small amphitheatre and a few more ruins, we decided to board the green hop off hop on train. The train makes its way around the streets that surround the Acropolis and through the area that is the Plaka. While not the best tour in the world, it did provide us with a chance to see some of the sites while resting our feet. From our carriage, we were able to get a photo ...
Day 1 began at 8 am with the hotel breakfast. The breakfast buffet is spectacular with
croissants, Greek yogurt with honey and a blueberry jam, eggs, orange juice, hot coffee, meats, feta,
cookies- this list goes on. The orange
juice is so fresh as there are orange trees all over Glyfada, so many that they
fall everywhere and rot in the streets. The feta is not briny at all and is
much creamier here. The eggs ...
Our last day in Athens was about filling in time before getting on our Star Clipper cruise which was taking in three Greek islands and three Turkish islands, ending up in Istanbul.
For our last day in Athens, we decided to do the Hop on – Hop off bus tour again. As the part of my face that I forgot to put suntan cream on got burned on the last tour, I decided to sit downstairs while Dave went upstairs.
I plugged myself into the audio ...
... app that allows travellers to rent unoccupied rooms, apartments and houses. Paul and I have noticed that in Europe, especially for more than one person, air bnb is cheaper and much more comfortable than hostels.
Our first day in Athens was a short one. Once we settled in at around 6am we had a shower and slept until 2pm. We were exhausted and more or less waiting for the arrival of Jonne and Anita later that evening. After waking up, Paul and ...