City of Zeus August 7th 2007 We have finally reached it, the last day of our trip. It is quite bittersweet. We can't imagine going back to the real world and not being able to just do and see as we please. On the other hand, we are ready to live in a house again, cook, and watch t.v. in English.
Before we head home though we got to check out the amazing city of Athens. All of the travel books we have read say how dir ... read more
Europe » Greece » Attica » Athens Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more