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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 …
... there when it was still an active theater, it's pretty darn cool and the acoustics are amazing. We then found ourselves a nice little restaurant on the side of the Plaka, I tried traditional moussaka, which is what I would call the Greek equivalent of lasagna, but instead of pasta it has potatoes and eggplant, hello yum. We got back to the flat and a little while later Jadwega came home, and our paths crossed just enough that one of her cats got lose from her room and made it to ours. ...
... barricades and several wreaths are laid. The dignitaries depart and then the guards change at 11.30am. Gotta love those pompoms and the little horse kicks of their very complicated march.
Then it was the Lonely Planet challenge to circumnavigate the Acropolis, wandering through the Plaka and up into the Anafiotika quarter. It was stunning up there. The whitewashed houses were originally built by the stonemasons bought in to build ...
... Doric order. Its decorative sculptures are considered some of the high points of Greek art. The Parthenon is regarded as an enduring symbol of Ancient Greece, Athenian democracy and western civilization, and one of the world's greatest cultural monuments. The Greek Ministry of Culture is currently carrying out a program of selective restoration and reconstruction to ensure the stability of the partially ruined structure.
... They are doing work on restoring them and you can see the new white marble mixed with the aged marble. We finished our one bottle of water in no time and decided it was enough time spent on top of the hill. We went back down and saw the Temple of Zeus. Afterwards we went to Thisseon and the Roman Forum. We saw the Ancient Agora of Athens, which looked fully restored. Then we had lunch and called it ...