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Biddles’s Travel Diary

Thursday, 14 Jun 2007

Location: Piraeus Athens, Greece

MapWe booked a tour of athens and a 1 1/2 drive to Cape Sounion.Had a guided tour of the Acropolis.All this area is undergoing renovations so there was a lot of scaffolding around the monuments.Still quite spectacular.
I must say Athens is not very impressive.It had a lot of litter and pollution everywhere and the stadiums built for the 2000 olympic games looked deserted and unkept There was rubbish everywhere and Gypsies living in the car parks.
Driving to Cape Sounion was relaxing.Had lunch at a hotel resort with lovely ocean views. Moussaka,Veal and cake with a local beer.YUM,YUM.(Its all about the food for me and the beer for Rick.)
At the top of Cape Sounion the 5th ccentury B.C Temple of Poseidon stands The view is Spectacular
Drove back to Athens then onto the ship.
Most nights we are seated with the same people.They are all a lot of fun.