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In the  morning we boarded again the amazing Blue Star Ferry for a 4 hour cruise to the port of Piraeus in Athens. The Port of Piraeus served as the port of Athens since the ancient times. 551 more words


Final departure

Day 31 – Sunday 28th August – Athens (0km)

Today marked the beginning of my way home. My sister and Alex were taking a ferry to Santorini in the afternoon to spend their rest of their holidays in the islands, and I was supposed to start my way back. 182 more words



“Maid of Athens, ere we part, Give, oh give me back my heart!”  – Lord Byron 798 more words



A wonderful day spent walking the narrow streets in Monastiraki, lunch at Manas Kouzina in St. Irene’s Square, a walk through Thissio, which is always lively with vendors selling their wares and numerous cafes, and continuing with a roadtrip as we made our way to Salamina Island. 85 more words

Hadrian's Library in Athens, Greece

I’m a complete sucker for just about any kind of historical site, so I spent a couple of days visiting as many as I could during my stay in Athens. 98 more words

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Best of Athens: What to do with one full day

While we were initially supposed to have nearly 2 days and 3 nights in Athens, we unfortunately ran into some flight issues in Paris with… 1,608 more words


Athens: Part One

On my first day of being a traveller, I attempted to walk from my hotel to the centre of Athens. I was prepared – I had looked it up on Google Maps using the hotel wi-fi and taken a screenshot of the map. 879 more words