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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 …
... couldn't read a thing, so went off the pictures & ordered what I thought was a lasagne but it was Greek version! Haha very similar actually, had potatoes in it & not pasta was more like a bread layer, but tasted ok so can't complain! It was called a muzaka, don't know if that's how you spell it but that's how the lady pronounced it. Got back to my room & tidied up my mess before hitting the pillow for an early night, 9pm lights ...
... centuries BC.
Construction of the original Poseidon temple here began in the early 5th century BC, but it was destroyed during a Persian invasion before being completed.
A second one was built, a rectangle with six columns going one direction and 13 going the other. This was typical Athenian construction. The number of columns in the second direction was always double the first direction, plus an additional single one.
... could see on the map. We pointed out the window and to the map and he nodded that we were there. He then helped us see that the Acropoli (Acropolis) stop would be next. We gathered out stuff and jumped off. Now we just had to figure out how to read the map and get to the hostel.
Street signs are very inconsistent and often non existent which challenges even the best map reader. So into a restaurant I went to ask directions once again. Thankfully, we were ...
I just woke up from a nap. When you're travelling, naps are less of a luxury and more of a necessity.
Today was my first full day in Athens. The weather was lovely, a change from the pouring rain that kept me in last night. Feeling somewhat fatigued, I took a relaxed approach to sightseeing. This morning I investigated the ruins of the Temple of Olympian Zeus, then the Panathenaic Stadium, which hosted the first ...