Round the World, Travel

Getting Caught Up To Date

November 26, 2010

Made it to Athens.  Long day’s journey.  With a 5:30AM flight and giving enough time for security at Tel Aviv airport, there was no sense paying for a night’s accommodation.  So I gave up a night’s sleep.  It didn’t start well as the morons at Nesher Taxi, the company that operates sheruts, which are shared taxis and much cheaper than taking a single cab, decided that there was no room for me even though I made a reservation two days in advance, in person.  The worst part was that there was no apology, no admission of a screwup.  The idiot just tells me “no room.”  This meant paying about four times as much for a taxi since that was my only option that time of night.  Oh well.  One of the hazards of travel and service outside the USA.

Here’s the journey so far:

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2 Comments

  • Reply Martha November 28, 2010 at 4:13 am

    Welcome to Greece!
    I'm so enjoying your blog and all the pictures, Michael. It's so great for the reader to feel that they're traveling with you, in a sense, day to day, and seeing the places you're going and hearing about the amazing experiences you're having. I know you work hard to maintain this blog and stay caught up, so I just wanted to let you know how much your blog readers appreciate it.

  • Reply Michael November 28, 2010 at 9:14 am

    Thanks, Martha! I'm glad you and others are enjoying it!

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