Achillion Hotel Central
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We arrived at the Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion and walked up the cliff where the temple was located. It was an interesting temple with quite a bit of remains. It turned out the ancient Athenians sacrificed people to Poseidon before going to any war at sea. This helped ensure calm waters for them to make their trips. On the way back, Jordan took us to a thermal spat that appeared as a result of part of a mountain collapsing ...
... there is graffiti everywhere, but our airbnb apartment is lovely inside (and on the balcony). The apartments do look like featureless concrete blocks, though, and they stretch for miles. The bus driver got us to the drop off in record time. He wasn't afraid to run into a car when he had the right of way, or kill an old lady attempting to jaywalk, or honk at anyone in front of him driving too slowly.
Our AirBnB host met us at the apartment and was very friendly and gave ...
... collars and they really are friendly. My mind had painted a picture of hungry, mangy animals scouring and pestering. That is not the case.
When we saw this large white dog, looking much like our Norman, he had a red ball in his mouth. Jeff and I assumed he belonged to one of the people walking along with us. There were some dogs with owners and many being walked on leashes. But this guy drops his ball and it begins to roll down the gradual incline. He chased ...
... lights on.
Anyway, while up there I ran into a guy from Boston whose name I've subsequently learned how to spell. Turns out it's Hai. Anyway, he was a worldly traveller on a brief layover in Athens. Together we stood on the top of the rock and yelled "Yo Athens" at the top of our lungs. Funny how that makes you feel alive.
We ended up chatting, then having dinner and exploring the streets for a bit. We spent the night ...
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Rented quad again. Went to Tsigrado. Had it all to ourselves. Absolutely beautiful and wonderful. Kenny swam some, I got in a tiny bit. Hunted for cool rocks. Another couple came. Tried to seduce Kenny on the other side of the rock, but not having it. Ate lunches and ...
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