Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens
Travel Blogs from Athens
... ago...and seems as we only have 24 hours left together I figured I'd let him finish it off! So I decided to try sleep, failed, went for a wander, and then remembered I had a movie or two on my iPad, one was Titanic...and the other was My Sisters Keeper. I went with the Cancer one, I was on a boat after all. Arriving in Athens, we made our way out to the 'burbs' or some may describe it as the 'ghetto'. Where our budget, €10 a night hotel was. We ...
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Probably the most fascinating artifact was the famous Antikythera Mechanism. This device was found by deep sea sponge divers from a small Greek isle. It is believed to be an ancient device used for navigation in ships. The time period which it is dated to is before the modern gear. However, the Antikythera Mechanism not only has advanced gears, it has layers of them, and a hundred other associated dials, scales and other features. ...
... s it. Now I’m in Tallinn trying to make a brief Travelpod entry for every place I visited in Greece. No small feat, but here’s my attempt - entry number one....
Jan and I had both arrived in Athens before the tour start day, so we each had a chance to explore a bit on our own, and we booked a day trip together to Mycenae and Epidaurus Theatre, also stopping at the Corinthian Canal and a seaside town called Nafpoli. We had a good ...
... every single sign and taking millions of photos. I managed to get him out of there in an hour. The threat of not enough time in the museum was motivation enough.
We stopped for a nice breakie ( a big one actually) as it will be our last feed for bit as we head off to Santorini this afternoon.
I am back at the apartment and Paul is at the New Museum of Acropolis - having a blast I am sure. (some things history lovers just need to do alone).
Off to Santorini next.
... it is to refer you back to Boris and his wife in the old Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons...I know they were Russian, but who the heck knows...this bus driver may well have been Russian cause he said "Niet, dough-na (ph) know dat" and brushes us off, rather rudely I might add. Picture this...on a bus in a foreign country...people are supposed to speak english, but seem fairly limited to simple "yes" or "no". So out of pure desperation, I start up and down the bus aisle with ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center