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Great hospitality, great breakfast, humorous staff, good AC, quiet at night, close to metro. My roommate even stayed up late one night drinking and dancing with the owner. Hilarious.
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"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates I was excited for Greece because I would be travelling with my friend Marc. We had met in college and stayed in touch over the years but hadn't seen each other much given our busy lifestyles and the fact that he lived in Ontario for a couple of years. Marc is a great travel companion …
Hard to believe we only had a few hours in Athens. We could stay here a lot longer.... Our cabbie and guide Vasillios explained that government mismanagement is to blame for the Greek economy. That is, generate false economy by giving people jobs. The resultant efficiency gains (May have) resulted in us queuing up for an hour, inexplicably being refused permission to get off. We then had our itinerary altered by having ...
... to visit this famous archeological site. Roz and I did so and were glad we made the effort. Although crowded, and with much of the site under reconstruction, it still gave a great sense of history . It is said that within 10 years, the Parthenon will be completely reconstructed and will appear as it did before it was destroyed all of those years ago. It was interesting to hear that it was destroyed by fighting between the Ottoman empire and the Phoenicians.
... 30 mins in the shower I was finally feeling a little better J
We decided not to venture too far so we headed up to the hotels restaurant on the top floor. A very good decision indeed, the restaurant overlooked all of Athens, you could see all the way to the waters edge and most importantly Acropolis hill was right in front of us! Such an amazing view for our last night and I’d have to say the best meal of the trip so far. We kindly declined any alcohol whatsoever but ...
... say we have now bought enough that we had to purchase a duffel bag. Don’t tell Tim.
We went back to the hotel for a while rather than attempting to see another attraction or museum although there was lot more we could have seen.
For dinner we found a restaurant with outdoor seating near our hotel where we sat for about three hours eating, drinking wine and people watching before we called it a ...