Amsterdam to Athens

My latest holiday was in the Netherlands and Greece. I was travelling with my mom and

The view of a canal from our hotel room.

The view of a canal from our hotel room.

dad. I like travelling with my whole family but sometimes it’s just with mom and dad. We flew out of Toronto and started our holiday in Amsterdam. There are lots of bikes there. Next time I go there, I want to rent a bike and ride it through the city. We stayed at a cool hotel and the steps reminded me of Harry Potter steps. They wound around and around. We went to the Heineken Experience and I liked stirring the beer. We went to the Van Gogh museum. I love art and painting so this was interesting. There were lots of details about how the paintings were done and I enjoyed that. I could have spent a long time there.

After Amsterdam, we flew to Athens. We walked up and up and saw the Acropolis. The

Me, in front of the Temple of Zeus with the Acropolis up on the hill in the background.

Me, in front of the Temple of Zeus with the Acropolis up on the hill in the background.

Temple of Athena is there. I love looking at ruins and it is interesting to learn about the people that built everything a long time ago. There were other ruins like the Temple of Zeus. We stayed in Athens for a few days and then visited some Greek islands.

The view of the sea from our hotel room.

The view of the sea from our hotel room.

I loved Mykonos. We stayed there for 3 days. We had a beautiful view of the sea from our room. We saw 2 pelicans in Mykonos town. A pelican is a large bird with a funny beak. These pelicans are funny. One walked right into a restaurant.

The ruins on the island of Delos were amazing. No one lives on Delos anymore but from the ruins we learned that there was a large city there a long time ago. There were homes and stores and even a bank. The guide told us that people were not allowed to pass away on Delos. If they were old or sick, they had to go to another island and live there. No one is buried on Delos.

I love trying new food when I travel. Greek food is really good.

I also really liked Santorini. It reminded me of Mama Mia, but we asked and it was not filmed there. A lot of the movie was filmed in Skopelos. I have added that to my list of places I want to travel. Blue is my favourite colour and I liked all the white buildings with blue doors in the towns of Oia, Santorini. The streets were marble and a bit slippery to walk on.

Rhodes was a pretty island. I had the best pizza there. We ate on a restaurant roof and we could see the sea over the wall that runs around the city. It is a medieval wall and it reminded me of Narnia.

After a few short weeks we were back home. Time to start planning my next trip. Where in the world should I go?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

HTML tags are not allowed.

14,086 Spambots Blocked by Simple Comments