Uptown Girl July 27th 2012 Our final day in Athens prompted Harriet to declare that she is a city girl. We were walking across Sintagma Square after an afternoon at the beach. We had just stepped off the tram and were immediately immersed in the ebb and flow of urban life. The contrast of the calming beach and peaceful tram ride with the hustle and bustle of the city excited the comment.
We had been to the beach as once ... 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
After working hard for many years my husband Toby and I are taking a 3 month sabatical. Along with our youngest daughter Harriet we will travel around the world stopping in three continents and hopefully having fun along the way. There will be sporting activities, events and moments thrown in, with cultural learning and even a birthday.... full info