The Parthenon June 23rd 2011 Finally, the day was here. To see the Parthenon up close was a big reason for me for wanting to apply for this scholarship. The Acropolis didn’t disappoint. Please do not be disappointed in me if I let my pictures do the talking tonight.
Before I end though, I had the unique opportunity to visit with a friend from Alexander County. In fact, I’ve taught her children and she is here in Athens ... 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
Well, once again, my adventures have begun! I'm here in New York City, and I'll be using this travel blog to update you on my experiences. As a recipient of the Fulbright-Hays Scholarship, I am honored to partake in this journey to learn about the cultures of Greece and Turkey. I'll be on this adventure for the next five weeks and I expect to experience many new and amazing things. I hope to be able to let you journey with me through this website.... full info