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... we hit the outskirts of the city the nightmare of traffic hits you. Nothing is moving faster than a walking pace. Tour buses by the hundreds. The one benefit is being able to see all the shopping and residential streets in great detail as we move slowly by. Our first bus terminates at the Parthenon, needless to say it matches the famous tourist posters, extensive renovation continues, nonetheless amazing. The steps up to the top are packed from top to bottom, I think ...
... hotel, the Pallas Athena.
After checking in to the Pallas Athena, we walked down to the Monastiraki Flea Market. This was a fairly busy place. Likely because the standard stores are all pretty much closed on Sundays, and lots of tourists are here. There were a number of cool shops, with an eclectic selection of old antiques and souvenirs.
The sun was now high in the sky and the temperature hit 41 C, with only a light breeze.
... them, and have replicas up on the acropolis. There's actually some controversy surrounding these statues. You can see in the picture that there are only five in the acropolis museum. This is because during the Turkish occupation of Greece, the British Lord Elgin visited Greece and bought many precious artifacts, including one of the Caryatid statues from the Turks. He then brought it back to Britain where it is kept in a British museum. To this day, ...
... at the Parthanon! Athena's Temple was right across from it.
The view was spectacular...after this, we went to the flea market and walked around looking at everything, buying a few things but just mostly looking around. Enjoyed a nice dinner of Greek salads and other stuff. I could eat Greek salad everyday...truly.
A pretty incredible day being on the grounds of such historic places of such historic people, and of such historic events.
On Friday we started our three day island hopping cruise. We got on the cruise ship at Piraeus and sailed to Mykonos during the day. It was really windy so the boat was rocking like crazy. Luckily we all purchased the unlimited drink package so we spent most of the day with cocktails by the pool, until the wind became unbearable and we all went to our cabins for a sleep. At 6 we disembarked at Mykonos and experienced the full force of the windy island. After a quick ...