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Day 20: Athens

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Day 20: I spent the entire morning at the Acropolis Museum.
I found I was absolutely exhausted and starving at the end of it. Who knew looking at endless marble statues could be so tiring? As anyone who's been here before knows, the top floor is the best thing at that place, so I went there first and then worked my way back in time. I think it worked out better that way, because I was there at opening time and everyone was still at the bottom while I had the whole top to myself. I had a Chinese length lunch with cheese, crackers and wine and I chatted with a funny lady who works at the hostel and is also cursed with vertigo. Then, I spent a lot of hours at the contemporary art museum in the south of the city.
Coincidentally the UN had a temporary exhibit with cheesy saccharine stories of refugees talking about their new lives in Greece. I listened to about half of them before I had to go to my dinner at Scala Vinoteca on the other side of town. It was a good thing I had to leave, because I might've vomited if I would've listened to all of them.
At the restaurant, I sat outside under a heat lamp, yeah it was stupid but they just put it in front of me and it was nice so I left it on. I had "rabbit lasagna" but it wasn't actually lasagna, it was lasagna noodles in the shape of cannoli. There wasn't even any tomato sauce in it! I had some really strong Syrah that went well with the strong meat and even stronger cheese flavour. It was a very rich dish and I couldn't even think about ordering any dessert or whatever afterwards. The long walk back to the hostel feels great after such luxurious indulgences.

Posted by baixing 12:19 Archived in Greece

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Wow! Sounds like you're having a great run of days in Greece!

by Shuggie

Thanks it's a good time

by baixing

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