Life Gallery Athens Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Outdoor pool
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Hello Athens!! Today we woke up very early to tour the gigantic city of Athens. Our ship docked in the port of Piraeus (remember that name) and we walked to our tour bus! We boarded the bus and were greeted by our lovely tour guide Onassis who spoke very broken English. We were excited to see a couple we met at dinner one night who actually had full access of all their facilities! This would be a fun trip! We drove about an hour through the city and one or both of ...
... seems that most of the worlds media is also liking the Amalia location, there are TV trucks everywhere, cables, microphones, and satellite dishes all over the shop. Obviously there is a huge focus on the Greek capital at the moment. The people don't seem to be too angry or upset. There are not protesters or rioting happening. There is, however evidence of the referendum in lots of the public spaces - graffiti, stickers, placards, banners, all still around, even ...
... the port.
We meet the others at the cafe by he port and found out that the ferry wasn't going to arrive till 6-6:30. So out came the Greek sexy time playing cards. The ferry showed up at 6:30pm. We all piled on but were split left and right. If you went left you could put your bags inside. If you went right your bags were left out on the deck with no cover and not strapped down, unfortunately we didn't know this ...
... the beauty of the building a bit, but there were many beautiful views that were still exposed. It is pretty amazing to think that humans built these massive structures with no machinery of any kind. Kind of blew my mind when I saw the true size of those columns! We spent about an hour up on the Acropolis hill and eventually made our way back down to check out the Acropolis Museum that houses many of the treasures and stone carvings found in area. We saw tons ...
... was that I found the interior dark. There were hardly any lights on when I went to pay the bill, but probably it was because all customers were sitting outside.
SIGHT-SEEING: Athens is a city which can easily be explored on foot, and the location is ideal for this. Put on your comfortable walking shoes and set out through central roads which have been transformed into pleasant pedestrian walkways. In one outing you can have it all: ...