Athens: Day 7

Day 7: My final day in Athens, that I wasn't particularly looking forward too. I'm not keen on shopping that isn't done behind a computer or phone screen. However, Athens has the most beautiful shopping district and I didn't mind as much going and having a leisurely wonder around the shops. I headed to Ermou, …

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Athens: Day 6

Day 6: Day 6 was my birthday, and quite frankly I wasn't excited to be celebrating another year, age isn't something that excites you as you get older, especially since 19 is the last year of my teens, and something about edging closer to 20 doesn't sit nicely with me. Saed was leaving today, and I had planned to head to the beach to celebrate my birthday peacefully with scenic views, as the beach has always been my most adored environment. I really am an August baby.

Athens: Day 5

Day 5: "Now you know". The phrase that violently awoke me as James, the new addition to the dorm, shouts during his sleep. The second night of night terrors - let's hope this doesn't last! Me and Saed eventually got up and find ourselves in the mini mart buying some fizzy-lemon-juice type drink, and water. We were both tired and decided to take it easy, stopping at the frozen yoghurt place from earlier in the week for breakfast.

Athens: Day 4

Day 4: After a sleepless night, I was up at 9:30 and Saed, noting I was awake, asked to tag along for breakfast. Not the plan, but as long as I could go off and visit museums by myself I would be happy. The guy bunking in the bed beneath mine came in at 2am …

Athens: Day 2

Day 2: I awoke with eager anticipation at 6:45 am. I had heard the Indonesian guy I spent yesterday evening with get up and leave for 5, and resumed sleeping once the noise had settled.  After remaining in bed as long as I could, I finally started getting ready for the day. I packed as little …