Travel Blogs from Athens
Our favorite Hungarian cab driver, Julien, returns on Friday morning to take us to Budapest’s new, modern airport for our flight to Athens today. He is eager to hear what sights we have seen and what local dishes we’ve sampled. He has such a great love of his city. The kids give him a hug goodbye.
Within minutes, we’re …
Yesterday, we caught a flight from Bari to Athens where we would plan our next step for the Greek Islands. We stayed at a nice hotel that was connected to a travel agency, so they could help us book a ferry for tomorrow to Santorini. Today, we mostly just wandered around the city. We figured we'd hit the big sites and museums when we returned from …
... Then on to the wonderful Novotel Athens. This did not disappoint. Just wonderful. And jumped straight in the pool...several times! And the view over Athens is AMAZING. And the view of the Acropolis ..... Has to be seen to be believed. Everyone could not believe it.... Apparently I was the only one who really looked up the hotels on the tour so this one took people by surprise. Anyway, much swimming....then out to dinner at a Greek restaurant ...on ...
... life on the boat consists pretty much of cruising along, drinking beer, swimming, paddle boarding, eating great food and then repeating the process. We were ably skippered by Luke from portsmouth and our contingent included 6 boats from the company Med Sailors. We visited some magic spots with crystal clear waters and had time for quad biking, water skiing and a sailing race with the other boats. ...
... list. What a sight! It covers a few city blocks and is filled with jewellery, antiques, souvenirs and clothing. Mieke bought a magnet and a pair of earrings, meaning that shopping was done for the tour (unfortunately it took us till the last day to find the perfect earrings...).
The busy morning left us starving. We had lunch at Mikro Café in Monastiraki, which seemed to be nice (the waiter/manager/chef was very convincing), but left us ...
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