Athens, Greece: Day EightDecember 24, 2011
Posted by Kanga.
Today is one of those days when we did nearly nothing, but it is still too much to fit into one blog post. We went down to the Archaeological Museum which was closed for the holidays.
We met up with these orange kitties during our espresso/hot chocolate break.
We then walked down to the central part of town.
At first when I saw Jesus was missing, I feared he had been stolen, but then I remembered it is Christmas Eve and he hasn’t arrived, yet.
Yet, here come the wise men (two years ahead of schedule) with their camels (who appear to have escaped from the planet of the apes).
Then we walked to the central market. (Brace yourself, Kris – meat market ahead.)
Where we purchased some very nice pork chops.
You can also get goat/lamb, rabbit, chicken, beef, and various organs.
We also bought half a lamb/goat (not sure which, they look the same on the inside) and the butcher chopped it up for us.
We met up with this very amiable stray dog who would have liked a little of what we had in our bag, but luckily was not insistent about it.
These pan flute musicians were playing in Monastiraki square. They seem to be seriously confused about their Native American tribes. They are playing South American instruments, but are dressed and kitted out like North American plains tribesmen. But, I’m being picky.