Piraeus Dream City Hotel
Travel Blogs from Piraeus
We left Sifnos and took the ferry back to the port of Athens - called Piraeus. We embarked on a four day sail around the nearby islands and coastline. More details to come!
Now, for a special entry on the wonderful foods of Greece...
Here are a few notes about the foods and related things we have encountered while dining during …
... that you see. They are doing a lot of renovations and it is really amazing to see all the bits of columns that they have labelled and are obviously going to try to reconstruct. It is still incredible to see something so old. You get a very good look across the city from up the top of it as well and Athens is like a lot of the Greek islands I imagine - their houses and buildings are nearly all white. I must find out why. We ...
... before heading to bed fairly early. We avoided the group yesterday - just spent the day together. A sleep in was much needed. I got my nails done and we found a smaller ring to put in front of my engagement ring so that it won't fall off. (It's about 2 sizes too big, until we get it resized in Australia!) I also bought Matt a few pairs of boardies, a shirt and some new Havaianas for his birthday. He got spoilt. We also had lunch at a bakery, which only cost us €5.50. It ...
... of 10 participants. On that occasion only 3 had bought tickets. Tonight it was ‘game on’. Roisin needed only 1 number. Number 37.
‘ N - Trentesei’.
Before the number was called in English Roisin went to shout Bingo Bingo but then checked herself as she realised that it was number 36.’
Next number, ‘N – Trentequatro’. Straight away she knew this was 34.
‘Die nächste nummer. The ...
Now is when I start to
regret taking five classes (and one of them at the accelerated level,starting
today). But once I have my schedule down, I think I should be okay. Maybe.
Our plan all last week was to go to a few islands
over the weekend--Aegina and Hydra, two of the closest islands to Athens,
because the weather forecast was looking great. That plan fell through
when the ferries decided that they ...