- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
Travel Blogs from Athens
... on display “No Photography” but the "tourists" could not read or interpret the sign and cameras and cell phones were flat out taking pics as we walked in. “No pictures” the many attendants were crying out but people carried on, including myself, but I only got one pic which was any good. The view that greets your eye of the dome is very spectacular a great building feat for the early 18th century. We ...
... on the runway. While we were boarding and taxi-ing, there was a police escort the entire time. And I checked, no other airlines had this service. Talk about high security. While I sat in my seat thing "please no one shoot us down" I looked around the flight and everyone seemed awfully calm. Guess that means it's just normal to them and nothing new. When I realized this, I relaxed a little more and tried to get some sleep. When we landed we were going to be in a new country!
... 8217;s cancelled, another says it’s on-time. Well, we left as scheduled but I’m not sure how this happened. Anyway it’s a short flight from Arusha to Entebbe, Uganda, flying over the Serengeti and lake Victoria. We land in Entebbe and manage to be the last ones, again, to clear customs. While Anna queues, I play yahtzee with the kids. An hour later we’ve cleared customs and meet our friend Barbara. I’m so so happy to see her. I’ve missed my friends and ...
... with your name in Greek but they were so expensive so I don't think anyone got one haha. Then we slowly made our way to the Parthenon while having a guide giving us fun facts all the way. Climbed lots of stairs and eventually got to the top and took lots of pictures. We made our way back down and had a 3 hour bus ride to the port. We stopped for lunch along a really nice river which broke up the ...
... in fact.
Our first stop was government house where she explained
that the elaborate ballet the two guards performed signified the time when
Greece kicked out the Ottomans. Apparently, the high kicking was a symbol for
when the soldiers carried knives under the pom poms on their shoes and used
them to castrate their enemies……..what a way to win a war! I can't remember
what their kilts signified, but I refused ...