Tag Archives: Greece

2013: Entry 10: Finale: Athens, Mycenae, and Delphi

Getting in late from Santorini left me more than a little tired the next day. I was glad I had not scheduled much for that Friday. My goal was to get packed and ready to leave as I would be … Continue reading

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2013: Entry 9: Santorini (Thira), Greece

Sunrise on Santorini A line of clouds in various shapes parade from left to right illuminated by the approaching dawn. Red bands of light gather on the horizon as the coal-black sky of night gives way to ┬ápale blue. Slowly … Continue reading

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2013: Entry 8: Athens, Greece

I arrived at the Thessaloniki train station and looked at the board to find my gate for the trip to Athens. By some force of intuition, I still found myself going to the youngish woman behind the International window to … Continue reading

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2013: Entry 7: Thessaloniki, Greece

The trains have not been running between Greece and other European countries for about 2 years now due to Greece’s economic problems. My real choices were to fly (boring) or take the bus (hassles, 10-hour trip, border crossings and ripe … Continue reading

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