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Monastiraki, Athens

Monastiraki is an incredibly vibrant and colorful neighborhood filled with beautiful street art, great restaurants and cafés and endless shops and outdoor markets. It’s a beautiful jewel in the middle of a city that has never really been known for its beauty. 100 more words


The Long Walk to the Ruins of Athens

Have you ever asked why Greece is considered as the cradle of ancient civilization? It is when the Greeks became victorious during the Persian war led by Alexander the Great, and that preserved their civilization, architecture, sculpture, theater, the Olympic games, especially democracy and philosophy. 1,264 more words

Afoot And Lighthearted


In the  morning we boarded again the amazing Blue Star Ferry for a 4 hour cruise to the port of Piraeus in Athens. The Port of Piraeus served as the port of Athens since the ancient times. 551 more words


Final departure

Day 31 – Sunday 28th August – Athens (0km)

Today marked the beginning of my way home. My sister and Alex were taking a ferry to Santorini in the afternoon to spend their rest of their holidays in the islands, and I was supposed to start my way back. 182 more words



“Maid of Athens, ere we part, Give, oh give me back my heart!”  – Lord Byron 798 more words