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  • KalimeraMonday, October 10 Our Greek word of the day from Pascale was kalimera. And even with my not so fabulous night sleep, it was still a good morning indeed! I was up before 6:45, got ready quick, and headed to the 6th Posted by JackiesJourneys in Athens, Naxos, Paros - 2022 | Oct 12, 2022
  • All Things Acropolis In a DayThunderstorms have been forecast for the rest of the week but the storms were forecast in the afternoon. We’d read, also, that we should visit the Acropolis early in the day; 1 to avoid the masses of tourists and 2 Posted by Miss Chris in Grandma on The Go | Jun 13, 2021
  • Athens, GreeceOn my way to [[Athens]], Greece. After a 50 year hiatus, I return to Athens my dream city. The birthplace of modern civilization, souvlaki, Acropolis, and so much more.. 50 years ago, my “mate”, Rick, and I Posted by steven1600 in The Trambunctious Leporine 2018 | Jul 22, 2018
  • Heading into Central AthensMy dear friend Athina lives in the most amazing spot... It is the suburbs of athens, but feels like you are already on a greek island. She lives 100 yards literally from the ( thalasa) sea. We have spent the Posted by OhanaNomads in We are the World! | May 19, 2018
  • Our second day in Greece - in Athens!Our second stop in Greece was Piraeus which is pretty much as close as we could get our little cruise ship to Athens – or so we were told. Piraeus is the busiest passenger port in Europe yet limits Posted by SammCroghan in The Samm-Croghan's go on a honeymoon! | Oct 12, 2017
  • Giorno Trente // Day 30Last day in Greece :( Rachel was an amazing personal tour guide today! She took me up to the acropolis (which I got in for free with my Rome student ID) where we saw the Parthenon, Temple of Athena, Cave Posted by trentacinque in trentacinque gioni all'estero | Jun 25, 2017
  • Giorno Ventotto// Day 28Today's the day I've dreamed of! Greece here I come! Running on two hours of sleep. My flight takes off at 6:30am...that means leave for Ciampino airport at 3:45am. It was a lot easier to get around by myself than Posted by trentacinque in trentacinque gioni all'estero | Jun 23, 2017
  • Day 4Lykavittos Hill has appeared in so many of my photos of Athens, both on this trip, and the previous one 6 years ago. Whether it's been a photo taken from the Acropolis, of the Acropolis or from Filopappos Hill, there Posted by judesbucketlist in Greece 2017 | May 31, 2017
  • Day 3So much for my "earlyish" start at the Acropolis! I'll have to start setting my alarm - my room is below street level & has only small high windows, so I don't get woken by the light (yes, I Posted by judesbucketlist in Greece 2017 | May 30, 2017
  • Day 1There's something to be said for getting to Athens in only 2 legs - it does get a big chunk of the trip over & done with, with a 17.5 hour flight to Doha, Qatar. And on that note, Posted by judesbucketlist in Greece 2017 | May 28, 2017
  • Athens...A City with Hidden CharmWe ferried back to Athens for the last few days of our trip and stayed at the Plaka Hotel. We found it to be very convenient for walking to nearby sites, shops, and restaurants. The city was a Posted by tammy_b in Our next great adventure... | Oct 27, 2014
  • Day 1 - AthensWe caught a bus from Canberra to Sydney International only to discover our first flight left from Sydney Domestic. Oh well, a short train trip later and some tedious queueing and we were checked in, with 2 hours to Posted by Lamb Ham in Lamb Ham's Greek Odyssey | Jun 15, 2015
  • Acropolis nowYou have to do it, right? The Acropolis looms over Athens, popping up unexpectedly as you round a corner or on souvenir tea towels all over town. My plan was to get there early; very early. So Posted by tdeits in Tom's Travels | Nov 24, 2014
  • A Greek Escape==Monastiraki== An amazingly vibrant and old neighbourhood still in action after a few thousand years! Everywhere you turn from the square, there are wonderful items of every kind to find, to buy, to eat and savour. Spent almost an Posted by Ceej in Around the world | May 1, 2013
  • Athens Montage===Sunday 10-7-1966=== Today we again skirted the Acropolis , first visiting the the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, before walking through the Plaka district to the Roman Agora with its Tower of the Winds. [img=https://photos.travellersp Posted by Ozac in Back Down Shoestring Road | Oct 16, 2013
  • First Day in AthensDelta was actually nice enough to serve bananas for breakfast, but I woke up just in time for them to clear them off our tray tables. I was able to stop the flight attendant in time to save mine, Posted by atbrady in Boundless Adventures | Sep 14, 2012
  • Tirana & AthensThere is an estimated 1.18 million traffic related deaths world wide each year. I am willing to bet that a substantial amount of those are in Albania. (This statistic also puts into perspective my fear of flying as there is Posted by patnell in Euroblogging | Aug 24, 2012
  • Grecian Holiday The city of Athens, center stage for a nation enduring major change once again. It is a gritty combination of iconic ruins and liv Posted by mands186 in Mind The Gap | Jun 11, 2012
  • Souvlaki & RakiAfter driving from Bansko into Greece past goat herders and dusty olive groves, dreaming of sunny villages we were dropped in the hazy, bustling Thessaloniki to find a massive city with huge apartment buildings bearing over each other, competing for Posted by two_pukeko in Two Pukeko in a Ponga Tree | May 6, 2012
  • Greek Adventures-- AthensI travelled to Greece with one of my friends from Holland. We started out flying into Athens from Amsterdam. It was a pretty easy flight. We went up, got drinks, got food, got more drinks, then landed. We took the Posted by Michele530 in The Netherlands! | Nov 23, 2011
  • Everything's Betta with Feta We survived the looong journey with Zavian to Athens. Boy, it was long. And the Heathrow staff made me taste 50% of Zavian's baby food and milk. We had far too much luggage (my fault) whic Posted by jknazef in The Navigating Nazefs | Jul 21, 2011
  • AthensThe day isn't over yet, but I have to do my notes when I can. I write this sitting on my balcony in the moonlight off the coast of Greece. So today is Athens. We did see the protesters Posted by Mari Anne in Wow, It's Europe!!!! | Jul 11, 2011
  • LindosThe wind is still howling here so we are heading out to explore Lindos village. I am still queasy and now the rest of the family is getting sick too - not good! We tried for an early start to Posted by Bowlers4 in The big retirement trip | Jun 29, 2011
  • Athens - Amongst Friends -Well we are happy to be here..... Check in to our hotel. And have alot of fun meeting up with an old friend Demos and Paris who show us some sights around the main square in town called Syntagma. At Posted by kramerandkramer in Boyana and Shauns Europe Tour 2011 | May 7, 2011
  • Athens Athens is one of the world's oldest cities and it's history spans over 3,400 years. It's oldest stories tell the tales of Greek mythology & the Greek gods and the city itself is named after the Greek goddess Athena. Posted by PhotoGlen in My Travel World | Apr 19, 2011

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