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... guide for us that day as he could have told us all about the god and goddesses to whom the things were dedicated or for whom they were built.
And of course, since Alex was just there, and looks at things from the architecture perspective, he, too, would have been a welcome guide on our day.
Jeff and I were quite glad we had just visited the Parthenon replica in Nashville, TN to be honest. We knew more about its being dedicated to or built for Athena ...
My trip of Tastes always starts with a good wine of an elegant taste. The very passionate sommelier George Arvanitis proves a great help.
WELCOMING STARTERS: A glass of sparkling champagne of excellent taste and homemade baked bread rolls and extra virgin olive oil to make the most out of every bite. What a brilliant way to start a promising meal!
SOUP: The Ginger flavored Pumpkin Soup here was out of this ...
... gate. It turns out our dodge little neighbourhood was perfectly placed in a great location to all the major things we wanted to see. So success.
We arrived and continued to slowly walk up the hill taking in the views over this huge, massive city. We had been forewarned about the tourists clogging the place but we were out of the high season now so it really wasn’t THAT bad. Still lots of people, but space to move as long as you weren't caught up in ...
... in Athens at the time were slaves, but no matter, anyone with an Athenian father could vote. My simple grasp of maths and human nature suggests that a fair proportion of these voters may have, shall we say, “mixed” heritage.
Our first stop is of course the Acropolis and Parthenon. This hot barren hill with the ruined temple on top is not only the symbol of Athens and Greece, but is also a sort ...
... system, taking the blue line one stop from Syntaga tram station to Monastriki, a closer location to the sites. Through our program we have a 7 day public transportation ticket that woks on all city trams, trains and buses. It is a LOT more convenient and less expensive than New York. We have 7 days of transportation to any place in Athens as well as commuter lines to all of the suburbs and to the beach for just 14 euro: 19 ...