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The view from the Acropolis  

The view from the Acropolis

Athens the Great

November 7th 2010
Right, now I've got time to write a blog I shall fill you all in on what has been going on in sunny Greece this last week. It really was fantastic and was helped by absolutely perfect weather. It was sunny, 20 degrees and virtually no wind at all. It was warm but not humid, just great for climbing hills and clambering over old ruins. It was great for the dogs too. Every dog in Athens just lies fla ... read more
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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
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