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... wine and sweets which we enjoyed later :) First stop was the Acropolis but I needed food on the way. We headed towards the mountain in the middle of the city that housed the Acropolis and in the way had our first Greek meal. We weren't that impressed but had a sangria as well and that made everything better haha. We navigated our way to the Acropolis and had a look through the ruins on the hill. It was as magnificent as the colosseum. Incredible age and size and ...
... had to wait until 1:00 PM before we could check in.
After checking in, we grabbed a nap for about 3 hours. We then decided to take a bit of a walk around the area around the hotel. That took us through the National Gardens, The Central Market, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and Hadrian's Arch. It was a hot one. 37 C.
We grabbed some dinner at Adrianos. ...
... of different countries and places and I just have always been fascinated by Greece.
Ryan was absolutely entranced. It was so fun to see both of us just so excited and in awe of these incredible structures and know that real people built them and spent time in them and around them. We wandered around there for awhile and then made our way to the Acropolis....it was a super nice hike so we got some good exercise. It was really hot ...
Today we did the Acropolis, then we caught the open aired bus and did the coastal route taking in the port etc, went back and walked, saw changing of the guards at Parliament House, then had some lunch at the Plaka, kept walking finding many different streets bars and cafes, that night had drinks at the ...
... Athens .. it still is something .... special. Then there is the port city of Piraeus with its harbor-side restaurants and mega yachts .... a good mix of history and modern.
FYI -- Athens is commonly identified as the birthplace of ...