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The Flea Market of Monastiraki

In the shadow of the Parthenon lies the neighbourhood of Monastiraki; the scene of a bustling flea market set up in Athens throughout the Autumn and Winter months. 252 more words


Happy Birthday!

It was my birthday a few days ago! I went to a bar called A for Athens for birthday drinks, and I went for a hike-picnic too. 367 more words


forget me...not!

WHEN you traipse through the city’s historical zone perusing souvenir shops – Monastiraki, Plaka and Acropolis, in a desperate last-minute hunt for a decent gift for your loved ones back home, you’ll come across a range of things you keep seeing over and over like a hellish design nightmare: tacky T-shirts, featuring various scenes and lines from the movie 300, quotes by ancient philosophers, ancient scenes of all varieties (sometimes with a lewd sexual twist) and those with nudge-nudge, wink, wink references to drunkenness. 1,197 more words