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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
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4 Aug. After breakfast on yet another sunny morning, we caught the tube to Embankment
station(30 mins) then walked along Queen Victoria Embankment.This was where I met Ian
(a true cockney) who was manning one of the 900 bike stations dotted around London.He told me that there are 45.000 Boris bikes hired per day and in the 4 …
... sitting by yourself is socially acceptable; others are just too lively for that sort of solo meal. Anyway, a few red wines and a hell load of meat later, all of which was delicious, we decided to hit the Athens nightlife. Now, while I enjoyed myself there are two drawbacks to partying with a group of people who've all just met. The first is that you really don't know just how much you can trust them. In the back of your mind you're always thinking, ...
... around and they rounded into the streets. Stairs were made of the same material. The best description would be if somebody decided to make a neighborhood out of an idea from the City Museum in St. Louis. I was told that these residences came to be from people who would just find a nice hill, put a house up and live there. Once the roof is on, its almost impossible to knock it down (laws are then in place). So people would do this all up the hillside and eventually ...
... front desk staff at Katerina, or the owner of the hotel, Nikos, with whom I ate peanuts, drank wine, listened to some Greek folk music and periodically exchanged a “Yammas!!” with (the equivalent of our “Cheers”). I won’t soon forget seeing that old man get up and dance a little jig whenever an old favourite of his came on; even though he didn’t speak a lick of English, we seemed to get along alright. Ef̱charistó̱ ...
... br> We felt a little "big Fat Greek Wedding" as she kept explaining the origin of words.
Agoraphobia (fear of open spaces) comes from the Greek Agora which means open meeting place. Acro- top- polis- village means at the top of the village and it was originally designed as a safe place for the villagers to go.
Dinner in Plaka and Rami decided to have sardines which are apparently a traditional Greek fish dish. Ouzo to wash everything down and we were ...