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Long Layovers

January 4th 2012
Five years ago (almost to the exact day), I was in Paris with five hours between flights. It was meant to be four days, but a series of unfortunate events made me miss two different flights out of Dublin. By the time I made it to the City of Lights, I was already scheduled to leave for Lisbon. It was midnight and -5ÂșC outside, but it was Paris. I caught the bus into the city and found it sleeping ... 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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