Athens September 28th 2016 Athens - Psiri
Well, yesterday I left Hotel Wilson, that quirky 3rd floor hotel set just back a bit from the Promenade and pebbly beach of Nice. A kind man carried my big bag all the way down to street level. When he found out I was Australian, he confessed his love for Koalas, he told me to him, they were the best animal in the world! Where was he when I was checking in?
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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
My first solo trip was 2016 and it happened to be Europe.
I flew to Greece (via Changi & Dubai) to meet a cruise from Piraeus, Greece to Barcelona, Spain, with stops at Rhodes, Greece; Malta, Siciliy, three other ports in Italy and Marseilles, France.
From Barcelona (staying overnight), I travelled by very fast train to Montpellier, France, (staying overnight) and on to Nice. After 2 nights at Nice with a day trip to Monaco. Then I flew to Greece for 2 nights in Athens and then home via Dubai and Kuala Lumpar.
........ all by myself!
Fast forward to 2017 and I am planning anothe... full info