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... see what's what. We went to Syntagma Square and saw the Parliament Building with the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in front. We watched the two guards in their red hats, white tights and white skirts doing their funny choreographed "marching". The Parliament Building, with Syntagma Square in front and its wide aspect to the hills beyond, used to be the King's Palace. The adjoining gardens are huge and are now the National Garden. Inside the National Garden ...
... say similar things about English but it's different, believe you me-Stelios this is where you can comment on my blog and give an example cause I can't think of one :)
After we got a tour of Athens, we had free time for a bit. I went to see the Theatre of Dionysus because we teach about it in our year 10 Drama unit. It's an odd feeling to finally be somewhere you have taught about for years. I was in the Theatre! Everything I described, I was seeing first hand. I ...
... up from this lower site. Put Linda into the picture and you have a fantastic momento!!
From the Temple of Zeus we decided to visit the Museum of Modern History which contained the largest collection of ancient Roman artifacts available in the world. We allowed ourselves about 1.5 hours for this visit and could only scratch the surface of this enormous museum. During our time there, we saw some amazing displays. One that struck me was the ...
... that we were just coming into dock in Istanbul, not a cloud in the sky and very warm even at this time in the morning. Sunbathed & swam in the Pavilion pool until 4pm it is very hot now 29c, most people are ashore so plenty of room and sun beds available, I talked to a couple of ladies from Chester in the pool, there are lots of English, Australian’s and Greeks a few Scots,German,Italian, American & Japanese on board. We had pre dinner drinks in the ...