Athens July 26th 2012 Saturday, July 21
We got upgraded to Business Class for the flight from Dubai to Athens. At least I did. Sylvia got upgraded to First Class! The airline personnel were most surprised when she declined the upgrade and said she would rather stay with me. I hoped they would upgrade me also but it was not to be. We both stayed in Business Class. I suppose the fact that we don't use the s ... 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
We are home from our Round-the World adventure. I still have to finish the blogs for the following sections:
Sept 14 - 25: Boston, USA to Vancouver, Canada by train.
Sept 26 - Oct 21: MV Volandam from Vancouver to Sydney.
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