Ancient Athens and Cyclades - Athens 2011 April 19 April 19th 2011 I’m writing in the Titania Hotel in Athens after a nap, a shower and rearranging my luggage. The flights on Lufthansa were uneventful, although the quality of the transatlantic flight was noticeably better than the “interior” flight from Frankfurt to Athens.
The most charming part of the trip was meeting (in the Frankfurt waiting lounge) a Greek woman who had transplanted herself to North ... 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