Travel Blogs from Athens
... 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 ...
... orange in color but have great taste. I
am loving the coffee! And I am very jet lagged.
We then had our first classes- International Business at 9
am and Entrepreneurship at ten. Both
will be easy but require journal entries and records on differences we see
between Greek and US lifestyles.
At noon we went as a group (about 20 students) into town in
Glyfada. One student is fluent ...
... temple devoted to the goddess, Athena built on the Polis at the Acro……er……̷ 0;top.
So, there we were with thousands of other tourists and
did we all look miserable. I mean, you really would rather be the only ones up
there……wouldn’t you. We weren’t and nor were they. We had to queue to get on to
the path up the hill and queue once we got up there to look around. It’s a
... best but it wasn't bad. The cheese (which we still don't know what kind it was) didn't melt...so I don't know what that means but we ate it and it was filling. The Covingtons (the leaders of the trip) had us over to their family apartment for snacks and hanging out. It was fun to just relax and get to know everyone a little better since we don't really have a common area to hang out it in. Some girls even did some impromptu rapping about ...
We left our hotel in Sorrento and drove and hour and a half to get to Pompeii. I was really looking forward to Pompeii because I think it is really interesting. We had a local tour guide show us around. It is just a lot like an abandoned town with no one living there. Our tour guide showed us their red light district. The brothels have a penis carved by rock on the outside of the building to represent ...