Kaningos 21 Hotel
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We were back in the Kaningos 21 hotel again where things were still not working so we spent as little time there as possible. We quickly set off on foot in the direction of the Acropolis. Just as quickly we learned lessons in Athenian pedestrianism such as: Under no circumstance set a toe off the sidewalk curb lest it be turned to mince by the …
... Greek guards of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (as it was Sunday, they were wearing their traditional costumes. The shoes with the pom poms weight 3kg each), the Parliament Building, Hadrian’s Library and the reconstruction of the original agora. Once we had completed our tour it was time to find some lunch.
Having seen a few options from the train, we headed to the Plaka. It didn’t take long to find somewhere that seemed reasonably priced and that ...
... and is learning Chinese) so he has
been taking care of all of us to communicate with others ( again, there is much
less English-speaking here than anticipated).
At the supermarket, Kelsey Price and I were on our own with
the language. Luckily, I can spell FETA
(phi-sigma-tau-alpha!!) easily in Greek
letters, so we were fine. I needed to find
clothespins (laundry is done in the sink- we have ...
... place up at Acropolis and stone masons are working to restore
the temple……which will take a very long time. I was so fascinated by the size
of the crowds that I had to take photos of all of us with the temple in the
background. And I must hand it to our guide, she plodded on with her
explanations against the background of all the other guides yelling at their
groups. You could hear every language and each language type ...
... are temples, theaters, sculptures, gardens, beautiful views and caves. We started out walking through the gardens, which were absolutely incredible. We did finally make it to the Parthenon, which was absolutely incredible. The Parthenon itself was destroyed by the Muslims at one point, and the city of Athens has been working a restoration process since the 1800s. It was such an incredible sight, with an even more incredible view. I feel like, from ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKaningos 21 Hotel Athens
Other than location this place was a disaster. AC didn't work, water damage on walls and floor. Breakfast was OK, if you could get a table.
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