Piraeus Theoxenia Hotel
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We were picked up from our hotel at 7:05 by a driver from Arabian Adventures to be driven to the airport for our next leg of our tour - Greece here we come. Dubai Airport (we were in one of five) is massive. The entrance is a great expanse, and that is only check in, once through there, you are on a train to the departures, another expanse, …
Reached our final hotel The Coral at Piraeus - a beach side town about 1/2 hour outside the city of Athens. After a quick shower and change we met up with Lorraine and Jim (our Canadian friends from our tour group) and had a leisurely drink at the bar before joining Dom and Veronica from Melbourne and Candy and Troy from Texas for a really great …
... from the hill and found a nice restaurant with a fine misty spray being sent over the tables by a fan which was just what we needed because it is quite hot and humid in most of the places we are visiting. I had squid and Graeme had souvlaki. We are always going to try local food, as you must. I didn't feel like a beer; can't imagine why after the day before!!!! Walked around all the little shops which had very similar things in ...
... I had a cheese pie, and yes it really was as good as it sounds. A brave little pigeon pecked the crumbs that were dropping by our feet. It was practically climbing on our feet to eat the crumbs. Luckily, birds don't creep me out. Today we are on a 6 hour ferry to Mykonos! Hopefully tonight we meet some people who we can click with, but no one will compare to our original group. I am so thankful to have had the group we had, and so happy to announce that Matt and I are engaged. I am one happy ...
... to be striking. All
weekend. So, we needed a new plan. We decided to try and go to Sounio and watch
the sunset from Poseidon's Temple there--something that Emma had told us about
and was on our bucket list for winter in Greece (the bus stops running at
630,and in a month or so that'll be before sunset!)
So, we tried for Saturday. We met up with
another girl from CYA, Brittany, and found the place where the bus for ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
It is older hotel with far too much furniture for the small rooms. The foyer is all marble and very nice, it is close to both ports and the shopping area. All in all a good location.
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