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... found (I think) a doctor who is helping but I'm wearing this giant surgical boot. Yes, you have found Bigfoot. I don't plan to wear it all the time, as I'm supposed to, but I thought the flight would be important for complying because of all the walking required, especially at that vast wasteland known as Heathrow.
When I found I had a 10-hour layover at Heathrow, my first thought was that was probably the amount of time it ...
... to hit up the main events.Our first stop was the Ancient Agora with its various ruins and sculptures, however we didn't stay long here as we knew we had a hill climb ahead of us and to be honest unless you are a major Greek history buff it doesn't offer that much.From the Agora we made our way to Mars rock which is a marble outcrop that gives a fantastic panorama of Athens however beware as the smooth stone is incredibly slippery witnessing 2 tumbles ...
... some other guy supposedly just landed in Greece and has a sister who was married in Vancouver is asking me what kind of wine I like --- what is going on here??? There were 16 people on the tour including people from the USA, UK, NZ, Singapore, Canada. We spent a good 3.5 hours waking and hearing about the major sites in the Acropolis area. It was nice to be out on a nice evening waking and hearing about all of the Greek myths - of which I am somewhat lacking in ...
... to go to the British museum as the originals were stolen'. Bit of **** on the liver about that one still I think. Another impressive structure was the Olympic stadium from the 1894 olympics, constructed from the marble of the original ancient olympics. The entire stadium was funded by a wealthy greek tycoon back in the 1890's - very impressive! To do this joint justice you would need to come back for a couple of days. So ...
... I was there I could only work for one day, but what an amazing day it was!
Today myself and four other people have been picked to do labour work out in fields planting seeds and preparing to bring in other plants. It became a hot day very quickly but the company included were both fun to be around and great to ...
Other places to stay in Athens
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $106
- Awful Service, Average Hotel
- Great base for Athens
Neos Kosmos, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $139
- Wonderful Hotel - an oasis of calm compared to the heat and chaos of the city
- Very Nice Place
- The most immaculate hotel ever
1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- Best in Athens
- One word: Superb
????? 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Horrible rooms and breakfast
- Good location, Small clean rooms
- Nice Value
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Αθήνα 2, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $125
- Nice, but......
- AWESOME stay
- Location, location, location
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $385
- Rich Opulence Details
- The Absolute Best!
Παλαιού Φαλήρου, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $103
- A Cruise/Conference Hotel
- Big Hotel
- Good Hotel, Nice breakfast and toiletteries
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $159
- This hotel is super, and I know what I talk about
- Greco Imperial OK, No local flavor
- Dissapointed-definetely not a 5 star hotel.
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $87
- Convenient location next to the Metro
- Want a rooftop pool in Athens?
- Great place to stay
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $114
Ζωγράφου, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $92
- Enjoyed the stay
- Great Rooftop Pool
- Una maravilla de piscina
Makriyanni, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- 3 blocks from acropolis--great location
- Best Part of this hotel was the bartender, Fotis
- Close to Acropolis, but average hotel
Αθήνα 7, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Kolonaki, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Would not stay here again
- Oh what a hill...
- Good location in Athens, nice 4/5* hotel
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $212
- Enjoyed my stay....
- Quite Impressed! Really Enjoyed Our Stay
- There is no rooftop pool!!
Αθήνα 6, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $46
Omonia Square, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $68
- Arachnophopbes beware
- Was very pleasantly surprised
- Dorian was good
Omonia Square, Athens | 3 star hotelfrom $52
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $93
- Terrible Hotel
- The Worst Customer Service EVER!
- No es un cinco estrellas
Syntagma Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $134
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Syntagma Square, Athens | 5 star hotelfrom $166
- Excellant hotel
- Great Value and Wonderful Location
- Incredibly Perfect Location - Luxurious & Fun
Αθήνα 1, Athens | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Omonia Square, Athens | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Loved this Hip Hotel
- Fresh attitude
- Great for the price