Travel Blogs from Piraeus
Phase Two – We're Here!
Arrival at the airport in Athens was easy. Our flight was on time, we got our baggage and whisked through customs. We got to the taxi stand, handed our hotel address to the driver and we were off to Piraeus. The port of Piraeus has been in existence for more than 2500 years.
... of Thermopylae where there is a monument depicting the fight. This is where the Spartans fought against the Persians…the inspiration for the movie “300”. Right up Justin's alley.
Upon arriving in Athens, we said our goodbyes to our fellow travellers and since Maria was also going to the train station, she showed us where to go and told us what lines to take to ...
... ever seen a monkey blush? Poor Giva! They really should add it into the things one can and cant do to save future travelling monkeys from similar embarrassment! Our delay back to the ship was somewhat delayed when one elderly lady on our bus couldn’t find her husband and we found another bewildered and anxious elderly gentleman from bus 11 who couldn’t find his family. Tour guides do not seem to subscribe to the belief - "we dont leave any one behind" - as we ...
... there is anything you can take or a sore throat or old, so I literally just had to sweat it out today with steely determination and resolve to see what I came here to see. But let's start at the beginning. We booked a tour of Athens through the ship, and had n 8 am start, which is early for us while on holiday. I woke up feeling awful, with a massive cold. I really, really wanted to see Athens, so I soldiered on. Our first stop was at the stadium of the first ...
We wandered the city all day and in the afternoon went to a place called the Hammam Baths - one of the best experiences both Paul and I have ever had!
It is a Turkish traditional baths and it is very hard to explain exactly what the baths look like and how amazing the experience was. So I wont explain it, but will say if you get a chance to go to any, GO!!
The next day we packed up, said goodbye to Athens and made our way to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services