Wine, Ruins, and Political Dissent September 12th 2009 For more of my photos, or to buy my book, please visit www.nickkembel.com
In December of 2008 there were huge riots in every major city in Greece, with frustrated protesters taking to the streets and pillaging public property. Living under the shadow of the glorious ancient past that most of the world still associates with this Mediterranean n ... read more
Europe » Greece » Crete » Heraklion 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
I an a nomad of Canadian origin that has been exploring the various corners of the world for over 10 years. My education is in Anthropology and Religious Studies, and in my travels, I have focused on visiting and photographing the spiritual centers of the world. I have been to 45 countries, with highlights including Burma, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Syria, Guatemala, and China.
I have taught English in Thailand, Korea, China, and for the last 5 years, Taiwan. I'm not backpacking as much as I used to, but my daily life in Taiwan... full info