What The Plaka?

Her 2 €: Car service didn’t show. I’m guessing they didn’t get the email about our unfortunate delays. We ended up taking a cab. The driver was a character, he openly told us how poor his vision was as he drove like a bat out of hell through the weaving tunnels of Athens. 1,791 more words


Local History - Athens County

I am an historian – a card carrying historian – the post doctorate degree made it official and public. I look at the world around me with a particular if not downright peculiar lens. 534 more words


If You Love Someone Let Them Sleep

What a day. The day that would never end… in coach.

His 2 €:

We woke up in Chicago on the 19th. Our transfer to the airport arrived on time at 10am. 1,333 more words


More News from the Trenches: Archaeology Student Blogs

Kat Solberg’s post struck a chord with so many people who expressed an interest in hearing about archaeology from those with first-hand experience that we have asked the other archaeology students in our department to share some of their experiences. 380 more words


From Beaches to Ruins

Topdeck day twenty

Mykonos to Athens

So after two free days on the island of Mykonos, it felt a little strange to wake up at 5:30am, while the moon was still up, to catch the ferry back to Athens. 179 more words

Elkmont home destroyed in afternoon fire

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A home in Elkmont burned Wednesday afternoon shortly after the residents left to go somewhere.

The home, on New Garden Road, is a total loss.   123 more words