Day 5 Athens June 24th 2014 Day 5 Athens, Greece
We spent our 5th day in Athens. After waking and looking outside, we could see we were in the port. From our deck we noticed the city was 360 degrees around us. I had hoped we would be able to see the Acropolis, but just couldn’t find it.
As we discovered upon leaving on the excursion bus, Athens was actually 30 minutes away. It wasn’t very far as the crow ... read more
Europe » Greece » Attica » Athens » Pláka 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