Three days and 49 kilometres in Athens

I have visited Athens twice so far – in November 2008 and in February 2017. And will gladly return anytime. The city centre is a gigantic historical open-air museum with some monuments dating back more than 2500 years. The food is delicious, people are nice and friendly, the sun is shining most of the time and there is always something new to discover.

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Photo: Strait of Hormuz, a busy waterway for oil and gas tankers

This long oil and gas tanker traffic jam is off the coast of Fujairah emirate, near the Strait of Hormuz. Driving along the road from Dibba to Fujairah, we stopped to admire a very old mosque and a fortress in Biddiyah, when I saw this line of tankers on the sea. I could not stop watching and counting the vessels.

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