Athens August 6th 2008 Well after a quick flight from Tel Aviv and a nice cold Stella as we waited we made it to Athens. With the help of some great directions we settled in to Judy's (a friend) apartment late that night. Thanks Judy!
With 3 full days in Athens and another after we visit the Greek island Ios we decided to pace the sightseeing with a number of beer breaks. So in the morning we hit the National Arch ... 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