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- TV Channel One Russia
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Bus to Athens not leaving until 4.30, so had a late breakfast and arranged to check out at 1pm. Did our packing and lounged about. At 1 we paid and left our bags at reception. We visited the folk museum and roamed around town. Lunch at forgettable cafe, Greek salad, stuffed squid and stuffed tomatoes and peppers. Back for our bags and onto the bus. Bit ...
... the city was like in its heyday. We emerged from the site very near the spot where St. Paul preached to the Corinthians (and the coffee shop where Alex waited for us). I found a small hand-painted Corinthian vase with an image of Aphrodite in a nearby shop -- a perfect Christmas ornament for my collection. The shop owner assured me that it was both made and painted locally.
With our early departure from the port, Alex took us right back. The terminal once ...
... breakfast and coffee and watched as we motored past boats and small islands. Eventually we stopped at four beautiful little islands before Santorini. Reaching Santorini we docked and looked up at the big island, grey and red and so obviously volcanic in origin. We got a bus to our hotel, which is on the black sand beach. The bus chugged up the steep winding hilly road and we got a look at the grey dusty flats, topped by white cliff tops made of clay and pumice, bird ...
... good but we simply didn't have the time to do them.
The distances in the city are not great so we were able to walk to
the Plaka, the old part of the city centre and wander around the
narrow cobbled streets crowded with restaurants and little shops.
English is widely spoken here so we could ask anyone for information
and get an honest answer. However, when we asked the Visitors Centre
where to catch the X80 express bus from Athens to the port ...
... this airport is huge, it's like a marathon just to get to my next gate. In the mean time they've set up all of these danish coffee shops with delicious pastries along the way, thanks for that. I didn't stop to get one, that would only hinder my progress towards my gate. Off I went. Getting into Athens was easy peasy. The hostel has great directions on how to get from the airport to the hostel itself so that was no problem. However, the bus ride from the airport to the ...