May 22 – Athens & Cape Sounion May 22nd 2016 Today was one of the major activities of this vacation. We spent the day exploring some of the primary historical places in the Athens area. The weather wasn’t as good as we’ve had the previous several days, but it wasn’t bad either.
We started with an early wake-up call and then went down to the hotel’s dining room for breakfast. We thought the booking had included breakfast but w ... 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