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Greece

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Gallery: Thessaloniki

Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

The statue of Alexander was cool. And that's about it.
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Thessaloniki. *sigh*

Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | Views [1444] | Comments [1]

Ah Thessaloniki, why have I come to grace your sprawled out city? A bit of advice, avoid this city. It's all the sprawl of Athens,with none of the landmarks. I will say people are much friendlier here, as not one, but three Greeks expressed interest ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


Vergina and the Tomb of Phillip II

Friday, 1 Feb 2008 | Views [1985]

Our visit to Vergina was not an easy one. Transfer after transfer, buses and a train, this is a site somewhat off the beaten path.  But I had to see it, as the historical significance is astounding.  This was Aegae in the ancient world, where a palace ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Kalabaka: Village of the fuzzy eyeballs

Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | Views [2485]

From Delphi we caught a bus to somewhere (memory fails me already), then a train to Kalabaka, from where we hoped to see Meteora.  By now, english is RARE, and many responses to my question, "milate anglika(do you speak english)" are inevitably ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


Gallery: Athens

Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

The City Sites
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The Oracle and boredom

Thursday, 31 Jan 2008 | Views [816] | Comments [1]

Delphi.  The town? Not so hot.  The site? Wonderful.  There is plenty to feast one's eyes upon here.  From the tholos at the sanctuary of Athena to Apollo's gargantuan temple, the site has a sort of mystique surrounding it.  But sadly, as is the case ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Day One: Athens

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | Views [2061] | Comments [1]

After a sleepless flight, followed by an hour long passport check, I finally met up with my cousin Andy. The weather was lovely, and for the most part, we found the Athens Backpackers Hostel with no trouble. It's easy to get lost in Athens though. If ... Read more >

Tags: culture

 

 

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