Olympic Star Hotel
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- Swimming pool
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... If it wasn't so sad it would have been almost amusing. I had asked the driver if he thought tourism was down and he said he thought so, that tourists had gotten scared off from how the media was portraying the situation here, though our hotel and the sister property next door (and even more upscale) are completely full (maybe others used the same thinking I did). By this time it was getting hot in the sun, though there was a nice breeze blowing when you could find it, so we thought we ...
The park was a shock to say the least. The site was massive with a scattering of buildings - most in state of disrepair - but for the most part what caught the eye were the wide open spaces of cracked concrete, broken paving slabs and tumble weed.
The Velodrome was the first venue we came across - this was a spectacular looking building, and you could get right up to it and peer inside. The stadium looked immaculate inside, like it ...
... two other towns with populations of 19 and 35. No vehicles are allowed on Hydra except garbage trucks. They use donkeys for transportation. The town comes alive when tourists arrive, shops are trying to sell their items and cafés try to attract customers. I purchased a apple strudel off the main strip for €1.90 and it was delicious. We were only allow 1.5 hours of free time here so we walked the pier and sat and watched ...
... and containing the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. The word acropolis comes from the Greek words ἄκρον (akron, "edge, extremity") and πόλις
(polis, "city"). Although there are many other acropoleis in Greece, the significance
of the Acropolis of Athens is such that it is commonly known as "The Acropolis" ...
We then went to the archaeological museum and saw a lot of statues depicting stories of Greek and roman mythology. We found a lunch spot where the locals eat that had the best charcoal chicken at a cheap price. The weather was great today so we did some shopping buying some nice linen shorts and shirts and then went to the Parthenon museum, which was really impressive and well done. The top floor is a life size replica of ...