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... lucky hot and not showers or rain would have made it near impossible. WOW the views absolutely amazing, we marvelled at building of these magnificent structures built in 400 BC. If the Venetians and Turks has not invaded Greece and nearly destroyed the Acropolis it would be intact today! It took Greeks 9 years to build Parthenon in the Acropolis and restoration has been going on for 30 years and they hardly made progress. Back on bus next ...
... fish restaurants and when our whole fish, complete with head and sad eyes, were served I just said, "No, isn't there any chicken?" So they took away my fish to get me some chicken. The lady next to me refused her fish too and shared my chicken. I might add the entrees all consisted of onion, capsicum but not sure about the garlic. The guide came good with Sue's prize of a beer for her and one for me. It pays to have a very clever wife. Back at Kepez we found we had company, ...
... storage and was hit by a cannonball.
The Acropolis was formally proclaimed as the preeminent monument on the European Cultural Heritage list of monuments on 26 March 2007), where we took a walking tour with Faye of its 2,500-year-old Golden Age temples, dominated by the dramatic Parthenon. We then worked our way down and toured the sleek new ...
... a verse,
"on the other hand, my dear, he'll pay you well.
CYRANO DE BERGERAC: "He won't pay me as well as I'll pay myself
"because once I've written a verse and I like it
"I pay myself by singing it to myself!"
- an Edmond Rostand character, refusing to sell his poetry *
"The evening bell rings, and the merchant quickly makes the sign of the cross! - as if he's scared to miss something. Why all these churches, that ringing, and ...
... craft beer was going down pretty well! Jamie had fresh squeezed lemon this time, which was actually amazing. We took a bit of a walk around the old town neighbourhoods again and then without notice found Kostas, which is one of the original souvlaki shops still serving in Athens. I had found out all about him in my searches it was raved about. His are very different to the others since he serves them with a spicy tomato sauce but the locals love it since there is ...