Monday, July 7, 2008

Mojitos and the Med

I'm sorry Mom but this is what our last two days have consisted of. We put in some sun time. Yesterday we woke up late, we can't seem to get into a schedule, we're not on our time, we're not on their time. I think we're on like Thailands time, but unfortunately, that's not where we are. So we hung out on the rooftop pool for a while yesterday, from which you can clearly see the Acropolis, so I feel that must count for something. While hanging there we met some nice people from Belgium and a girl from Canada, it was an international day. Then last night we went down by the Acropolis to where there's all sorts of restaurants and stuff and had dinner. Dinner is fun because you are constantly getting the seller guys coming over to your table trying to get you to buy bootleg copies of the new Sex and City movie, or roses or sunglasses, watches and a big seller it seems are flashlights. Regular ones and ones you can wear around your head. We've seen quite a few sales go down but we haven't been one yet. There's also a balloon guy and let me tell you, Greek is an extremely hard language but everyone speaks Spongebob.

After dinner we walked around and there was a flea market there. Complete with waffle irons, old shoes, fake purses, it was like being in New Hope. Marc bought himself a Law and Order dvd for one euro. He is getting sick of trying to watch late night greek television, he needs tv to go to sleep and pickin's are slim. So he buys this dvd which turns out to be a Law and Order video game. He was not pleased, he did say if I played with him I could be Lenny. It's to bad he hates video games cause I totally would have.
Today we went up the coast to these little beach towns, We randomly picked one and settled ourselves on some comfy beach chairs with the gorgeous Mediterranean and American music. There's always American music playing, and yesterday a Kid Rock video came on. You can imagine my delight. I thought, this was just mean't to be.

5 comments:

In theory, I AM in Greece. said...

...but everyone speaks Spongebob. That's the best one liner I've read all day! Sounds like you're having a blast!

Meredith said...

See, now I am just speechless. Or apoplectic, or something. Here's a link for you. Maybe it will help.

http://travel.nytimes.com/travel/guides/europe/greece/athens/overview.html

Ms Picket To You said...

is it weird to say I am jealous?

Sarah said...

So.. are you having a good time...?
I am not sure if you are or not...

MarkNYC said...

I got really excited when I first saw this post because I misread it as "Mojitos and the Men". I thought, "Now, we're talking. The hell with the monuments, bring on the men." Then, I realized you wrote "Med" and I was a little let down. Not too let down, mind you. After Men, the Med is the next best thing. Glad your post included a Kid Rock reference, as it reminded me he is performing on David Lettermen in about ten minutes. I'm tired. I miss you.