Gwen and Michael's 2011 Greek Sojourn December 5th 2011 This is the first Travel Blog of our 2011 Trip to Greece, staying with Michael's mother. Michael's brother Tony came for the first month and it was the first time in 42 years that the three brothers had been together- since Michael came to Australia. Well,we all know that the economic crisis has hit Greece severely, with many businesses closed down and unemployment unacceptably high.
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Europe » Greece » Thessaly 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