Rosy's Little Village
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRosy's Little Village Agistri
This little complex is truly more a village than a hotel.
Family run with a lovely personal touch this place is a real gem
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Cheap Flyglobespan flight and accommodation picked somewhat randomly from the web led to this solo trip, slightly following the Aegina trip from before.
When visited briefly as part of a boat excursion during the Aegina trip Agistri didn’t seem to offer much of interest. However once again an almost random internet selection came up …
We begin a full day with a drive to base of the Acropolis and begin our climb to the top. The Acropolis of Athens, is the most important site of the city and constitutes one of the most recognizable monuments of the world. It is the most significant reference point of ancient Greek culture, as well as the symbol of the city of Athens. Begun in 5th century BC during Pericles' Golden Age, ancient Greek civilization was represented on the hill and some of the most ...
Hop on a plane, make one quick transfer, and just like that - plus about 17 hours travel time - we arrived in Athens.
It is Greek Othodox Easter here and the big celebration is Saturday midnight with a service lighting candles and then fireworks. We chatted with our taxi driver ( the Metro was on strike for the holiday weekend) who told us about the special Easter food - soup Mistrika and roast lamb.
Dropping our luggage off, we quickly headed out ...
... bus and drove to Sounion, the southern tip of Attika, the part of Greece Athens is in--about an hour away. It was a beautiful beachy day for us :) I swam in the Aegean Sea!!! Woohoo! Then we went to the top of a hill where the Temple of Poseidon is and watched the sunset. Beautiful!!
Monday was a national holiday: Oxi day (when the Greeks gained independence from the Italians) so we had the day off. We went to the parade of honor students, then walked ...
... enough, the bus took us past the area where my friends and I had explored when we tried to find the beach, so we finally got to find out where the real beaches were. After the tour Corinne and I went to lunch at a place that had free Wifi, since our apartment Wifi isn't too great. We booked our hotel for Budapest! Another fun fact we learned that day was that apparently you don't tip in Budapest...Whoops! We have been tipping so we found out we ...