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... the Lido cafe was transformed into a Greek buffet...all manner of local dishes..including very many desserts!!...there was live Greek music there (plus comp wine) - so it was very lively with passengers and crew dancing during dinner!! Later in the main stage ..formal Greek troupe ...dancers and balalaika players...for some reason it was not lively!!..in fact - it was putting me to sleep!!!...but that could have been the result of ...
Still feeling tired we had a later start.
House keeping had a good clean in Dream Catcher whilst Les ordered a couple of things on line that we need, a new battery for the net book and a WIFI amplifier. The campsite has said it is ok for us to have them posted to their address,we will pick them up from there when we return from Crete.
We had a long chat with our neighbours who are British. They are flying home for Christmas and then taking a 3 ...
... br> in riot gear parked in front of the hotel. The desk clerk told us not
to be concerned, “It is just a demonstration, we have them all of
the time.” The parking of the the police bus, police motorcycles,
combined with the mid day Saturday traffic of Athina Street, a major
north/south artery, made for a congested exit from the Hotel. But our
cab merely stopped in the remaining south bound lane, while we loaded
our luggage. Note to self, this is ...
We now have a new appreciation for "it is all Greek to me". Without the help of a 17 year old Greek student we met on the ferry, I don't think we would have been able to find the metro station from the busy port of Pireaus to our hotel near the acropolis in Athens. Greek does not use the same alphabet English uses and there are interesting spellings for translations..... So there can be as many as 4 or more words to indicate the same town or street. Armed with ...
15 Aug. We have been in port overnight in Piraeus, Athens. We had a nice long breakfast talking to Betty & Sheryl, then walked around the empty ship taking photos. Later we sat around the pool sunbathing and reading. At lunch a nice lady Liz Williams spoke to me about the “noisy children in the pool” yesterday, she compared it to a holiday camp. I agreed that it was a pretty poor reflection on the parents ...