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There was also a little spare time available to briefly view the changing of the guard at the parliament buildings. Men in skirts with guns performing a ritualistic sychronised ballet. And just enough time for a quick stroll through the adjacent gardens, complete with the obligatory population of cats and dogs.
So enough of Athens, a bit noisy and a bit dirty but sweetly Greek and unique. We were ready for ...
... That's not an apt way of describing it but it is the best I can do.
The Greek people are lovely. They are very helpful and their faces light up when I try speaking their language which is really hard. You should try reading their maps! Their alphabet is the most difficult I have come across. Their r looks like the letter p.
I literally spent the first day sleeping in my room-I just felt really sick. I suppose it was the fact that I hadn't really ...
... Cava Deli in Voula and had a few beers (Yellow Donkey Beer- brewed in Santorini) delicious, and headed home for bed at 8pm!
Woke up early after 12 hours sleep. Straight to Indian embassy for Nikos visa. Obviously mission failed because we're in Greece and missions always fail the first time. Anyway, after that we had a big walk through Athens. Went ...
... Greek food stereotypes such as "Greek salad” or “moussaka". A genuine Athenian food tour would not be complete without a visit to the vibrant central Varvakeios food market, with its bustling energy and loud bargaining; this dazzling galaxy of fruit and spice, meat and fish will enchant you. Our guides will knowledgeably lead you through a food stroll and introduce you to small, hidden specialty food shops. They will ...
... 0px 0px 10px;">The Parthenon is a former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Construction began in 447 BC when the Athenian Empire was at the height of its power. It was completed in 438 BC although decoration of the building continued until 432 BC. It is the most important surviving building of Classical Greece, generally considered the zenith ...