Advertisement
« previous next »
View of Athens  

View of Athens

The Ultimate Irony - Communism in the Birthplace of Democracy

May 26th 2008
Leaving Syracuse in the evening, we boarded the train for what would be our longest overland journey so far - the train would take us from the deep south of Sicily back across to the mainland before crossing the "Boot" and arriving at the port city of Bari where we would board a passenger ferry for a long overnight journey to the port of Patras in Greece. Then it was onto a local bus and finally, ... read more
Europe » Greece

Greek Flag 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
Advertisement
Tot: 1.032s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 18; qc: 75; dbt: 0.0952s; 75; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.7mb