Deke is Neat in Athens or Anywhere November 2nd 2014 October 28th was our last full day in Greece. Deke continued to convalesce at the Electra Palace Hotel (not easy to be convalescing in a hotel room on one’s vacation after breaking a bone). Deke and I found out that October 28this a holiday in Greece. From what a couple of Athenians told me, it was the day at the beginning of World War II wherein officials from Italy asked ... 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
Hello fellow travel enthusiasts! I’m Monique Nelson. I have traveled to some wonderful places, some of which are Italy, France, Germany, and Greece. I am also a published poet and the author of the novel, “The First and the Last.” My first appearance on travelblog.org was in October of 2014 when "Deke" and I traveled to Greece. I don't know when my next trip will be, but thank you for following me on my journeys to Greece and Hawaii.
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