King Jason Hotel
Travel Blogs from Athens
... where it it would tickle or feel icky so you’d flinch and the fish would have to start all over again. Overall it felt weird but we both left with smooth, refreshed feet.
After meeting up with a tour group bus, we took the short trip back to the port of Piraeus where the cruise ships docked.
In 2004 when Greece held the Olympics, some of the events used a stadium that had originally been used back in 1896 when they hosted the first modern ...
... waves ( like a lake). I learned that how I had tried to ask for clothespins at the market (clipping gestures and exclamations of Plyntirio!) was super offensive. Apparently, clipping you fingers in an
outwards, round motion is a Greek gesture for get away, move. This is probably
one of the many reasons the supermarket workers ran from me.
We returned from the beach for a swim in the hotel pool and
showers before our exciting ...
... to build the museum and I must say he’d done it proud. Firstly, the upper floor windows
were designed so that they actually reflected the Acropolis . Then, he’d used symbolic
floor and wall design inside to resemble the Acropolis, but in a very contemporary
way. The museum held many artifacts discovered in and around the area.
Including copies of the Elgin marbles stolen by the British Lord Elgin years
earlier. The Greeks ...
... the food from other lands, and I feel that its one of the best ways to experience the culture. I had some delicious gyros, then we got some tea (and by we I mean me). Next to the Olympic stadium, which was disappointing, and back to the hostel. We ended the night we some dinner at a cute little restaurant, then the boys went out for drinks and I went to bed.
... and also corrected me when it was needed. From us building small relationships from the start, I believe that they enjoyed the concert that much more. Once we sang a few songs for them, their school choir sang for us. They sounded lovely! After they sang their pieces, our choir and their choir got all together on the stage and took a huge group picture. It was awesome. The students of the school looked so ...