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Travel Blogs from Eretria
... Spending time outside the key tourist district, the city was depressing – shops closed down, buildings run down and just a general urban misery and dullness.
The Acropolis itself was okay. It really is one of those things you see for the sake of saying that you’ve seen it. Nothing awe-inspiring or brilliant about it. Especially when there is scaffolding surrounding it, with constant work being done to keep it ...
... the only way up was one foot in front of the other, as he walked his fingers across the counter.
"You can walk slow or very slow or all day but you have to walk."
So we started up to see how far we would get before dying and before we knew it we were almost there. It wasn't half bad and of course the experience and the view were worth every step. It is amazing that these buildings were erected so long ago The beginning of occupation ...
... in which I've entertained the idea of actually doing something in the archaeological field as a career, it's the the possibilty of those moments that I think about. The 'whoa' feeling...I don't know. Maybe I'll find something like that in Jordan :)
Anyway, after Vergina we were back on the bus for a short amount of time to head to the theater where Philip was assassinated by one of his bodyguards. There's a great drama- and ...
... their way through the turnstiles, (now deactivated because we were the only ones in the station). I held my suitcase in one hand, and my pants up with the other. All that running without a belt had caused my pants to fall down my waist. If i had not been holding them up, i would have lost them to gravity for sure.
Some made it to the platform while others threw their large suitcases over and jumped the turnstiles. Some people had their largest bags wrapped ...
... travel mascot for us and we have a little symbol of her with us at all times.
Mary was determined to get a photo of the Parthenon without any tourists. Difficult you say, yes I agree but I was determined. I sat in a shady spot directly across the Parthenon and waited, and waited, and waited like any photographer would just to get that shot. Well I noticed the crowds were thinning out, tour groups were racking off thank god. Well there was ...
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