Protests, Riot Police, and Rambling on Filopappou Hill June 17th 2011 Apparently the theme for this year's trip to Europe has been 'Protests'. We've run across one in every locale save Menorca. On our walk to find was is reportedly the 'best' Greek coffee we ran across a gigantic protest as well as many, many closed streets. They were all headed in the direction of Syntagma square and the Parliament building so we gathered we should stay away ... 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
We are celebrating our survival of the first year of parenthood by packing up the baby and heading to Europe for two months. We'd love to have you follow our new 'family travel' adventures! We'll be stopping in Barcelona, Minorca/Menorca, Brussels, Athens, and Rome.
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