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Pleasant place to stay in Athens. The rooms vary a lot, so ask for a detailed description.
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After two smooth flights, we arrived mostly unscathed late on Thursday at our hotel in Athens. There is not much time today for writing. After all, we enjoy sightseeing!
You may may take some small pleasure from a few photos while you wait for the verbiage to come. Below you will find photos from the National …
... vegetable gardens.
Many houses also have exposed rio bars on the roof or side walls. Prior to 2008 if your house was 'incomplete' you didn't have to pay land tax so this symbolised an unfinished house.
As we drove into Athens we could see the Acropolis in the distance. Our hotel is about 100m from the Plaka which is the oldest part of town and Tiger Woods ( or Matt) could hit a good drivers from here to the Acropolis.
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... of the street. Talk about the real definition of junk in your trunk...
Strolling the many shops and stalls and alleys, Katie's goal is to find a statue of Artemis, Hallie's goal is, well, not sure, and my goal is to eat and drink many different things. Maggie's goal is to keep up and disapprove every time I try to buy something else to eat or drink. Although we did settle down to a great Greek meal with lots of meats ...
... appetizers such as taramasalata (fish egg dip) to larger entrees, such as souvlaki (chicken on a skewer). Last night's dinner was topped off with kataifi, described accurately as a hairy bakalava.
We are off to go island hopping for several days, but we will be back in a week to wrap up our Athens experience.
Tomorrow we abandon urban life to explore the quiet of the Greek Islands. (And no, I'm not talking about Mykonos.)
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By this time pretty worn out, so decided to forego the shore excursion at Crete for a quiet morning. It was a visit to an Ancient Greek myth site so a shame to miss it, but can't do everything. Went up on deck to take a photo just to prove that we had been there but not much to see on the shoreline. Off sailing again, turning back to the north for our final island of Santorini. This is the most famous of all the islands as it is the rim of a volcano and a. Opulent of the near ...