Travel Blogs from Athens
Well, our time in Athens is coming to a close! I have to say I am ready to move on, but I have loved my first European city! It has been full with so many new experiences! I am not sure I can remember exactly where I left off in my last post, but I will put in as much as I can without boring you guys! First of all, two Fridays ago we visited the ancient ruins of Delphi, where the Temple of Apollo sits and the oracle's dwelling right beneath it! We went to the museum that gave us a lot ...
... a tour instead. I'm sure we would have enjoyed it more, and learned a lot! The sun kicked our butts, so Shelley had a LONG nap. Bonnie and I read and relaxed. Today is our last day before flying home. :(. It is a Bake day! And wow is it hot. We are sharing the pool with non hotel guests today. I would think they'd go to the beach for free! All in all a great way to end a wonderful trip. I'll be looking for my last frappe soon, then it'll be ...
... throughout Greek history. The tomb is guarded 24 hours a day by guards in traditional Greek dress.
Being that this was Jeff's last day, we headed back to the hotel to enjoy the rooftop pool and amazing view of St. George's church for a little rest and relaxation. For dinner we were finally able to venture out without worry, yet decided to eat at the rooftop restaurant of the hotel next door which has an unobstructed and stunning view ...
... flavor with chocolate chips mixed in and chocolate cake on top. We were given some time to wander around and shop. At the end, we visited a small cathedral that was being reconstructed, but the parts that were visible were so detailed and gorgeous! Tomorrow is another at sea day! Authored by Emily D Quotes "Stupidity is unlimited." -The Tour Guide "I thought the movie was messing up. I was like, 'What is that noise?! Oh, he's whimpering.'" -D, talking about Loki and Hulk in ...
... cuisine. Panayiotis and Maria are amazing hosts and if you are lucky you can find live guitar playing and singing. (Good value for money)
There is also a local grocery store near the Hilton -ask info from the reception, or get to the central fruit market and get some local flavour, buy anything you wish for very little!
In all everything was just as it should be for a hotel of this class with functional amenities for demanding guests! We enjoyed our stay and long to get ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking