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- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
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Travel Blogs from Piraeus
... open air markets where you really get the feeling for the area. Bins of fresh fish and whole sheep hanging from hooks being sold by a chorus of mongers trying to out yell each other.
Debby wanted to visit some of the beautiful Greek Orthodox churches since it is Orthodox Easter so we saw a few but couldn't understand a word of the services - it was all Greek to ...
... the commercial harbor. The skies continued to clear and the sun came out. Hooray! We have been so lucky with weather so far on this trip. It turned out to be a beautiful day. Alex played a couple of short DVD's on the way to tell us some of the history of the canal and Corinth.
Our first stop was at the Corinth Canal. The canal connects the Corinth Gulf with the Saronic Gulf and was built across the Corinth isthmus in 1880's. It is 6.4 km long, 24 meters wide ...
... of the areas are fenced off since my last visit, but it is an amazing walk with views on all sides of ruins and restoration work going on. It must be such an incredibly difficult and time- consuming job to piece things back together. Everywhere you look there are giant slabs of stone waiting to be moved!
The Parthenon is such a grand building, but I also loved ...
... My favourites included gyros (souvlaki at home). They usually have pork rather than lamb or chicken in Australia. They also put the hot chips in the wrap which was interesting. Greek salad was also very tasty and was better than anything I had tried in Australia. Rather than have the feta cubed and mixed into the salad, you got a huge slab that sat on the top with dried oregano sprinkled on top. Saganaki was basically fried cheese. Either feta or haloumi was used ...
... Amanda and I patted each other on the back for beating these people here and actually enjoying 45 minutes or so without the pandemonium that comes with massive throngs of tourists.
We walked down the north slope of the Acropolis and ended up finding our way to the Agora. When we were up at the top, this was one of the places the tour guide had pointed out, mentioning that the Acropolis was the religious center and that the Agora was the political ...