Tag: Greece

They might be going out of the EU soon, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less beautiful.

The Iliad – Book Review

By Homer                                                                                                             “And then darkness covered their eyes…” So was it nighttime?              By MoonlightWalnut aka Elayne Snowhawk The Iliad-beautiful and devastating, lovely and tragic-this is probably how I would sum it up. This classic poem by Homer, (not from The Simpsons, mind you) written in Ancient Greek, […]

Athens Trip – Day 2 – Part 3

Smile! For dinner, instead we checked in to a pretty tourist place called Smile! located on Syngrou Avenue, on the corner. Not saying it’s hard to find-there’s a bright green logo on top that says ‘Recommended by Trip Advisor’. The atmosphere wasn’t exactly divine-the smoke passed straight through […]

Athens Trip – Day 2 – Part 2

Anafiotika The Plaka was a lovely place, situated in a little part of Athens called Anafiotika which is where we went. The journey however, was also pretty memorable, and for one reason-cats. Some truly inspiring graffiti here. Even better. Even the cacti want to join in. Indeed. Gingers, […]