Archive | December, 2014

Thessaloniki central food market
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Thessaloniki food: culinary capital and food discovery tour

  Thessaloniki food: culinary capital and food discovery tour The city of Thessaloniki is known throughout Greece as the culinary capital due primarily to both Western and Eastern influences from the various cultures and people’s that have made this cosmopolitan city a food forward city that treasures and showcases the best of local cuisine, agricultural products […]

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A first impression of Thessaloniki, Greece - Travel Photo Mondays
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A first impression of Thessaloniki, Greece – Travel Photo Mondays

A first impression of Thessaloniki, Greece – Travel Photo Mondays   The second largest city and metropolitan center of Greece, Thessaloniki always seems to be off the radar to most visitors to Greece who prefer a quick exit to the islands. For those looking to explore the mainland, Thessaloniki offers a variety of exciting ancient […]

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1000 cranes at Grace Cathedral
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San Francisco Christmas and a holiday greeting

San Francisco Christmas and a holiday greeting   Where has the year gone I wonder?  I’m back in San Francisco visiting friends and family for the holidays and it’s both wonderful and strange to be celebrating Christmas so soon with end of the year passing through so quickly. Fortunately the rainy weather that has been a blessing for the […]

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A reconstructed treasury that housed thank you gifts to the Oracle at Delphi
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A visit to the Oracles of Delphi – Travel Photo Mondays

  A visit  to the Oracles of Delphi – Travel Photo Mondays   I was invited on a day trip outside of Athens to visit the Temple of Apollo and the Oracles of Delphi with local tour group Key Tours. Delphi – called the navel or middle of ancient Greece is a two our drive […]

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A stay at the Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens
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A stay at the Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens

I’m so loving it here: a stay at the Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens   I head directly to the top viewing floor to get a view of the expansive grounds below fronting the Temple of Zeus in the historic district of Athens, Greece. The views are stunning with a commanding panorama of the temple grounds, off to the left […]

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Entering the grounds of the temple of Poseidon
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Cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon

Cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon   I’m taking a short afternoon day trip outside of Athens to visit the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion located on the southern tip of Athens, past the main port of Piraeus. Organized by local operator Key Tours, the afternoon to evening tour is a very pleasant […]

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A first impression of Athens, Greece - Travel Photo Mondays
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A first impression of Athens, Greece – Travel Photo Mondays

A first impression of Athens, Greece – Travel Photo Mondays   Athens, is such an amazing place to visit and filled with so much history, architecture, amazing food and exciting, youthful areas that are popular in spite of the economic downturn in the country. I really enjoyed that  the city is relatively compact within the […]

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