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 …
... m glad that it’s the low season as there are only 20 jeeps at the spot observing the leopard in the tree. Our guide says that during the high season, you can expect up to 50 jeeps. Not my kind of safari but I understand the economics of it. Once we leave the spot and are on our own again we see some hyenas and a lion in a tree. Brilliant! NGORONGORO CRATER and LAKE MANYARA, TANZANIA We stay in the rift valley town of Karatu. It feels and looks like Wales or Switzerland here. ...
The ship docked at Pireaus near Athens at 7.30 this morning. By the time we had our three course breakfast (way too much!) we disembarked at 8am. We could have caught a taxi and had the driver give us a tour of Athens for 80 Euro or do an organised tour for even more but we decided to do it ourselves. We walked 2.4kms to the train station and caught the train into Athens changing lines once for 4.2 Euro all up. After visiting China, any ...
... terms, and lives in Athens to direct the excavation in the spring
and summer months. So it was pure luck that this year, Dr. Camp happened to
arrive in Athens early, and welcomed us to a behind-the-scenes tour!
Our tour was truly fascinating. Dr. Camp just unlocked
the gates and took us down inside the actual dig sites, and talked to us about
everything they dug up over the years. Again, this all would have been nice to
just look at, but we had Dr. ...
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