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Grilled octopus

Item: Grilled octopus
Date: September 3, 2017
Location: Salt and Pepper, Fira (Santorini), Greece

Grilled octopus at Salt and Pepper in Fira – great but the portion was a bit too small :(

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“buying and selling votes crept in...Money began to... determine elections... this process of corruption spread to the law courts. And then...”

“The abuse of buying and selling votes crept in and money began to play an important part in determining
elections.

Later on, this process of corruption spread to the law courts.

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Quotes For Now

"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."

“We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.”

Aesop, Greek, fabulist, quote attributed, (Image source: Victoria and Albert Museum, free online admission)

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Greek frappé

Item: Greek frappé
Date: September 5, 2017
Location: Γωνιακό Καφέ, Athens, Greece

A cup of ice-cold frappé is a heavenly treat on a hot summer day in Athens!

Food

Ekmek kataifi

Item: Ekmek kataifi
Date: September 3, 2017
Location: Salt and Pepper, Fira (Santorini), Greece

For this meal in Santorini (where I had the shrimp saganaki… 40 more words

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"Salt is born of the purest parents: the sun and the sea."

“Salt is born of the purest parents: the sun and the sea.”

Pythagoras, Greek, philosopher, spices

Philosopher

Cuttlefish and spinach

Item: Cuttlefish and spinach
Date: September 4, 2017
Location: Varka, Athens, Greece

Cuttlefish and spinach is such a simple dish with a homey taste, maybe because for some reason the combination tasted like mom’s watercress soup. 21 more words

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