Last minute Athens August 27th 2009 The next day, Sunday the 26 of April, is our last half day in Athens. We fly out at 4pm in the afternoon via Vienna. In the morning dad continues to gain quality snooze time whilst I muster Liz out of bed for a quick breakfast, followed by a last minute walk through Athens.
We check out the parliament and the national garden. We walk past the site of the old Olympics built in 4 BC. And head onto ... read more
Europe » Greece » Attica » Athens Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more