Tag Archives: Athens

April 1, 2010 — Getting to Greece

The Parthenon from the Keraimekos Cemetery in Athens. Getting there is half the fun                                 April 1, 2010, midday We have gotten as far as the Milan airport – it’s a gray day – … Continue reading

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March 29, 2010 — Getting ready for Greece

The island and city of Poros, taken from the ferry — what we were looking forward to seeing. . . . Just getting to Greece is an adventure. Here are the first few installments of our travelogue for the Athens trip, … Continue reading

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April 4, 2010 — Athenian Easter

 April 4, 2010: Athenian Easter and other notes from Jim and Teri A street in the Plaka, the old section of Athens. At the top of the Acropolis is the Parthenon. The trees are just getting their spring leaves, and the sun is … Continue reading

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April 23, 2010 — Fishing boats and ferries — Poros

April 23, 2010: Poros — Fishing boats and ferries Poros harbor. Six-thirty in the morning was half-light in Athens, with the Acropolis set against Homer’s “rosy-fingered dawn.” A few birds were awake enough to sing, but none of the people on the … Continue reading

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