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Athens - Day 6 - Temple of Sounion

GREECE | Wednesday, 25 Jul 2012 | Views [368]

It's my last day in Athens and I don't want to do anything too strenuous ahead of a blitz through Peloponnese. So it's another day trip. This time to Port Sounoin to see the Temple of Poseidon. Actually, I suspect it's only going to be a halfway trip, ... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, sounion, temple of poseidon


Athens - Day 5 - Delphi

GREECE | Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | Views [1154]

Today, I'm heading out to Delphi to see the ancient site of the Oracle. OK, it's not exactly Athens, more than 3 hours out in fact. The ancient Greek world considered Delphi a sacred site, an important  a site of worship of Apollo. Delphi is also ... Read more >

Tags: apollo, athens, delphi, greece, unesco


Athens - Day 4 - Exploring Syntagma Area

GREECE | Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | Views [423]

It's the fourth day in a row of temperatures in the mid 30s. My plan revolves around doing as much as I can to justify being in Athens. Then as little as I can to justify leaving the lovely cool air condition piece of heaven that is my hotel room.... Read more >

Tags: athens, greece, kerameilkos, panathinaikos, parliament


Athens - Day 3 - Acropolis and The Ancient Stuff

GREECE | Sunday, 22 Jul 2012 | Views [1577]

It's a Saturday today and it's only now occurred to me that my plan to do the Acropolis on a weekend was a huge mistake. So I'm resolved to get up as early as possible to get to the Acropolis for the 8am opening time. Imagine my happiness when I get ... Read more >

Tags: acropolis, agora, athens, greece, hadrians library, museums, scams, temple of zeus, unesco


Athens - Day 1 - Welcome to Athens

GREECE | Friday, 20 Jul 2012 | Views [723]

I still can't make up my mind about the transportation system in Turkey. There is something like 10,000km worth of railway tracks in the country and none of it goes anywhere I want to go. The only way to get from Çanakkale to Istanbul is by a 6-7 hour ... Read more >

Tags: athens, bus, canakkale, istanbul, turkey



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