Travel Blogs from Agios Ioannis
this area on our free days.
When we reached Cape Sounion we went on a short hike to the
summit, marked by the ruins of the Temple of Poseidon. Big columns, carved with the names of
sailors going to and from the port, overlook the Cape and aptly pay tribute to
the god of the sea.
Coming home from the Cape, Kelsey and I were craving a good
old American ...
... on vehicles again. This time we got two little jeeps and only one quad runner plus the two scooters. I was in the back of a jeep with Krystal that Guy was driving. Our first stop was a thermal bath, which was just a small semi circle of rocks that had a warm flow of water running into it. We all sat in the warm water for a while before moving onto the next destination. A cave on the island that Ivan had arranged for a guide to show us through. We drove around the island ...
... time to catch the bus back to Athens.
Because the rest of the day had gone so well, I think one misfortune was due to us. The bus didn't go back the way that it came, which we didn't realize until the bus was stopping at the National Gardens' side of Syntagma. We realized too late that we should get out there, and so decided to continue on to the next stop. Which didn't come for what seemed like forever...and when it did come, it was in Omonoia--not a place ...
... about plans to go to either the Aigina island 36 miles ( 5 hrs +) or 15 miles down around and up the west coast to us.Island it is.
That way if there is any weather problems we at least get that much closer to the corinth canal. then 2 one day short sails. We will stay in Aigena for 2 nights
Departure time aournd 0700 or 0800 hr. Early to bed early to rise !
... closest one being in front of a hotel right at the base of the promontory the Temple of Poseidon sits on. The road, however, curves away from the beach until you lose sight of it behind a mountain before swinging back around. I debated with myself for a good five minutes on whether I should take the road or simply climb down the hill behind the hotel. I decided to off-road it, and climbed over the guardrail.
About a third of the way down, I ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking