Athens Lycabettus Hotel
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... completely back together). I overheard two separate groups of American tourists criticizing the restoration and stating that it should have been left the way it was found. This angered me. You know what - go back to America where the oldest buildings we have are from the 1600s. The Parthenon was built 400 BC and is in Greece. The monument belongs to their people and if they want to try to restore it as completely as possible - this is up to them and their right. ...
... dollar. With the exchange rate going today at about 1.36 Euro per dollar, in US dollars, the dress cost more like $12.
That evening, we went out to a gyro joint, where pita, tzatziki sauce and meat wraps are just 2.50 euro (a steal for dinner, even in US dollars!)
After, we searched Glyfada in vain for a dance club. We wound up at a beach lounge. Saba Kelsey and I shared a chocolate dessert and took silly pictures.
... masterpieces of the period were erected on its ground. In the distance we can see Mars Hill
The monumental entrances to the sacred area dedicated to Athena, the patron goddess and namesake of the city. Protecting the main entrance to the Acropolis, is the Ionian temple of Apteros Nike, which is in the process of being restored. The Acropolis is made up of many buildings and temples. During the Classical period three important temples were erected on the ...
... to build the museum and I must say he’d done it proud. Firstly, the upper floor windows
were designed so that they actually reflected the Acropolis . Then, he’d used symbolic
floor and wall design inside to resemble the Acropolis, but in a very contemporary
way. The museum held many artifacts discovered in and around the area.
Including copies of the Elgin marbles stolen by the British Lord Elgin years
earlier. The Greeks ...
... about leaving the hotel but we want some food so we walk outside and start to walk through the Plaka district. I stop and get my map and as I do, a gentleman with his bag of shopping stops us and asks do we need a hand? He asks are we looking for a nice Greek meal or are we looking for the shops? I say just looking and says “come, come, I show to you my restaurant, is safe there and the best Greek food…” so we take his word and he leads us to ...