I’ve often heard people say that ‘Athens is an ugly city, don’t bother with it, go straight to the Greek islands’. I’m glad I didn’t listen – I found Athens beautiful, exciting, culturally rich and full of layers. Of course there’s no account for taste – different people look for different things when traveling. But how not to be awestruck by the Acropolis, the citadel … Continue reading Athens, where it all started
I was introduced to Greece not long ago, but once we two met, it was love at first sight. One look at the 5th-century BC Acropolis, in Athens – one of the remnants of the greatest civilization the West ever produced – is enough to remind us of how few things actually matter, or last. Greece does – and has. Home of Aristotle, Homer and … Continue reading Greece, totally!