Category Archives: Greece

Bulgaria, Athens to Katerini to Sofia, 8-9 August 2013

Athens to Katerini mainly a freeway along the coast with a few hills and tunnels thrown in,¬†9 toll stops E14, a real nuisance having to stop take gloves off dig the money out of my pocket put the change back, … Continue reading

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Greece, Athens, 6-7 August 2013

I visited Kerameikos (Ceramic) or Potters Quarter which included a cemetary with some impressive headstones, saw the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown soldier, different. ¬†Wandered around the National Archaeological Museum considered one of the premier … Continue reading

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Greece, Athens, 4-5 August 2013

The Acropolis museum new and well done with lots of stuff from BC no photos allowed, Hadrians Library in ruins, Monastiraki square restaurants and the Flea market, lots of things to see and do here. I went on a day … Continue reading

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Greece, Athens, 2-3 August 2013

Athens has been around for 3,400 years, the birthplace of Democracy and also Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Greater Athens has a population of 4 million. It was the host city of the first modern Olympics in 1896. Museums and ancient … Continue reading

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Greece, Tirana to Athens 31 July – 1 August 2013

The route I followed was Tirana, Durres, Fier, Tepelene, Gjirokaster crossing the border at Kakavia, had to show documents on the Albania side then a short ride to the Greek side. There was a queue of cars, while I was … Continue reading

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