Travel Blogs from Athens
Today was really spent traveling. We had to catch the shuttle to the airport at 5:30am for a 9:30 flight. We managed to get to the airport without dying on the car ride over, Istanbul is not the place to drive. The airport was huge with tons of security, one scan upon arrival and one when you are going to the gate. When we checked …
... it, but it meant that I had to sit with the Lufthansa flight attendants right beside them in their small working area. And although it would have been great to see how the crew worked, and have a chat about aviation in general with them, I was quite exhausted, and all I wanted to do was sit, and die.
As I boarded the aircraft, the purser welcomed me like true flight attendants do with each other, and she advised that there was one seat ...
... they stare at a piece of marble or fiddle with their tour head set.
Speaking of marble, so many people visit the area, that the marble that lines the ground of the Acropolis has been polished smooth by the friction from people’s shoes. While it looks quite impressive, the slippery nature of the now super smooth marble did cause a couple of people (including us) to have a little bit of a slip.
The Parthenon is a white marble Doric temple dedicated to ...
Words of the day:
Genethia- (J-neh-tea-a)--- BIRTHDAY! !!!
Efcharisto- (F-carry-stow)- Thank you!
Kalimera ( Cali- mer-rah)- Good morning!
Parakahlo- (para- kah- low) – You’re welcome
Plyntirio- (pi len thee ro)- Laundry
Andeeo (An-dee-o)- Good bye
Phrases of the day:
Mila’te Anglikka? ( Me-la-lteh ...
... us that he knew where to go, it was clear he did not, and finally we got there in the end. We arrived at the boat at about 2pm and as this was home for the next 7 nights, we unpacked. Our room was typically small and we were given twin beds as the boat had limited double beds. As it turns out, these double beds were not popular with those who received them as they are particularly small apparently and some requested to be ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Vienna Athens
Hotel is nice, great price and within waling distance of major sights. Staff is also friendly and included breakfast is good. Reviews state that this hotel was in a bad area but we never had any issues or felt uneasy.
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