Travel Blogs from Athens
... Wi-Fi. Having learnt our lesson from yesterday, we decided to share dishes and went for a Greek salad, fried squids (which was a mix of baby octopus and calamari) and fried cheese (which was a mix between Haloumi and string cheese).
After lunch we continued our walk through the Plaka – a couple of shops were entered and purchases made. Mum also bought a small bottle of Ouzo for some people we know from the ship who were unable to get off today.
On our ...
... I tried everywhere in the supermarket, asking
MILATE ANGLIKA? !- but alas, there were no English speakers to be found. Eventually, clothespins were located, as well
as a mosquito net (for our bathroom with a window, no screen, and jammed
open!) Splitting the bill, Kelsey and I
spent less than 20 euro on orange juice, pins, mosquito net, cases of water,
breads cheese, apples , chocolate and plums!
We didn’t know how ...
guides who spoke their language. Of course, we were English speaking………I think……..eight
Aussies and two Americans.
After being shown the hill…………… top, we were walked to the
Acropolis Museum, which is at the bottom of the hill, I don’t know how to say
bottom of the hill in Greek.
A lovely museum………the architect competed to win the ...
... points of a city, you can understand a lot about it.
After the Parthenon, we decided to just casually wander around the Acropolis (how many times am I going to say that sentence….) We found some cool caves, where we hung out and made the acropolis ours. After this, we headed down the mountain to the Agora, the Temple of Hephaestus, etc. Overall a successful experience.
Is it sad that my favorite part of most trips is the food? I just ...
... about us going out and greeting the kids. Now that it is over I am so glad we did. The kids were very friendly, and even though many of them did not know very much English, you could tell from the big smiles on their faces that they were happy that we took out the time to come greet them. I even tried to use the little bit of Greek I know, which isn't very much. When I said a few things in Greek the kids grinned ...