Today has been an easier day because weve just done museums. In the morning to the National Museum of Athens. It was incedible. We saw the gold mask of Agamenon (which isnt his by the way), the statue of Zeus from Sounion, and a lot of other artefacts from archaic to classical period. Lunch was from the guide book in the Plaka area in a little family taverna called Platanos. Very nice but the same kind of stuff as we eat everyday for lunch: Taramasalata, t...
When Gods Die - A Journey To Greece
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Good news! just had a great meal in a roof garden restaurant called The Olive Garden, with amazing views of the Acropolis at night. Tired, but happy at least! Off to bed now!
What a good day today! The Parthenon is impressive, absolutely stunning in dimension. we saw it lit up last night when we dined at the Olive Garden restaurant, but on the Acropolis there is so much more to see. Ive managed to add a couple of photos of it for your perusal! After we came down we had a lovely Mezze in a little Greek tavern in Psiri and then went to the Temple of Hephaestos which is the most well preserved greek temple in the world. We saw the rom...
As Jesus just put it, "Well at least we didn't lose anything!". We are finally here in Athens! I can't say the experience has been very pleasant. The journey was eternal, Barcelona, Rome and finally Athens... Or rather walking down junkie riddled back streets of Omonia, looking for the hotel! We got here after a looong, hot walk and were greeted by Miss Miranda, the owner of the hotel, who reminded me of that woman from Thoroughly Modern Milly with the squeeky ...