Athens - some shopping plus Archaeological Museum July 4th 2011 Monday 4th July, 2011
Went down to breakfast at nine fifteen and had the usual, back up to the room and readied ourselves for the day.
The main objective for today was to visit the National Archaeological Museum. Most museums throughout Greece are shut on a Monday, but we had spotted that this museum was open from 1330 until 2000 hours today. So we had a little time to kill in the morning an ... 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
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Steve and Pat travelling Europe from late 2008,
Having slaved away for thirty or so years, we have decided to give up the rat race, head off and look for warmer climates to spend our dotage in warm sunshine.... full info