Monthly Archives: September 2015

Visit to Olympia

We visited Olympia, home of Zeus’s former temple, now home to the archeological restoration project of the same name and UNESCO tourism-attracting heritage site. (I’m becoming suspect of UNESCO’s real mission, but let’s save that for another time). For a … Continue reading

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London walk

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Short day in London

Happened to have a long layover en route to Greece so I took the train to London and landed in the middle of “Refugee Protester” day. After stumbling in a full blown claustrophobic fit from alleyway to book store to … Continue reading

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Ithaka- home of Odysseus

I am a bit dumbfounded by Ithaka, Odeseus’s home island (?), if this is in fact the actual island, not the western half of Cephalonia, as Cephalonia claims. Even if the tale was fiction, it was written 800 BC is … Continue reading

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