Tagged: Athens

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4am in Athens

It’s 4am and the most vibrant part of the city is deserted. Not a single soul walking the streets. All you can hear is Julia, by Pavlov’s Dog, playing from the speakers of a...

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We’re on the radio, Charlie!

It wasn’t too long ago that, while I was enjoying some fine beverages of the alcoholic variety with good friends, under the smooth, warming, nocturnal atmosphere of downtown Athens, I met a couple of...

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Easter in Greece: Barbaric and Delicious!

Easter in Greece is a force to be reckoned with. It’s long, it’s loud, it’s cruel, it’s intoxicated and it’s culinarily glutonic! (Spare me, English literature fanatics!) I hadn’t celebrated it but in my...

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More than just the Acropolis

Three weeks ago I landed in Athens. No, not the original one in Georgia. The cheap knock-off in Greece, the one with the decrepit, old buildings. It’s been almost three years since the last...