Day 1 – Athens

Electra Palace Hotel Athens

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We were given a free upgraded to a one bedroom suite and wine and fruit were served complements of Electra Hotel.

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You can see a part of the Acropolis from our room. We are staying on the second floor but the view from the 5th floor restaurant is suppose to be amazing.

Dinner – Fisherman’s Taverna

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On our way to a restaurant called Fisherman’s Taverna I snapped this picture of Bonnie.

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We sat in their outdoor patio and it was a relaxing atmosphere.

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The view from our table.

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My beautiful wife!

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Selfie Time!

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Bread with herb butter

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Codfish croquettes and Tzatziki

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Grilled Octopus

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Dorada. In Ancient Greece Sea Bream or “Orata”, “Dorada” (meaning “Golden” in Italian and Spanish due to the golden colors between the eyes) was devoted to Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty, as it was considered to be the most attractive and tastiest fish.

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Loukoumades (fried dough with honey) and a variety of traditional desserts that included Karydopita (walnut cake), Ravani (semolina cake), Baklava, and ice cream.

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After dinner we walked around some streets near the hotel.

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And of course Bonnie wanted Gelato to end the night.

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