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It is amazing...

Athens... What to write about this monument of history, a modern city which makes its inhabitants usually to complain, but to love it deeply at the same time (even if sometimes they don't feel it so strongly...).
Homelands are painted mainly in our hearts. Athena stands and observes her descendants continuing the 2.500 years old history of this glorious city...

An alive style of life...

Athens is a big city with about 3,5 million inhabitants, enough of them are foreigners. Together with the greek spirit (which includes deep faith in ideals, enthusiasm, sarcasm, bent for having a good time and enjoyment of life), it has been created an interesting mixture of cultures and customs. That fact offers a dynamic and also alive character to the city. Nightlife of Athens is rightly famous...

The Olympic Games in 2004

This very important event was the reason that has made Athens to look totally different than the previous years. Athenians celebrated with all the world between 13-29 August 2004 (the Paralympic Games were one month later, between 17-28 September), probably the Olympic Games -back to their birthplace- found again a little from their ancient spirit...
It was an amazing period which will never be forgotten!

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  • mountaingirlee's Profile Photo
    Aug 24, 2009 at 1:32 AM

    I lived in the French Alps for 5 years & know how beautiful that was.I visited Zagoria,Pelion etc and was stunned by it.This will be devastating to the area.The ski season 2009/10 will now be damaged too!

  • Feb 14, 2009 at 2:10 AM

    Thank you for your helpful tips especially the ones about the mini museums in the stations.

  • mindcrime's Profile Photo
    Jun 8, 2008 at 3:14 PM

    "found again a little from their ancient spirit"? :) plaka kaneis vevea e?! kai eisai kai AEK! lol! nice tips! keep on travelin'! konstantinos

  • jethanand's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2008 at 4:27 PM

    Hi :) :) Your page on Greek Museum is wonderful. Thank you for posting and sharing..

  • RinaNeo's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2008 at 9:03 AM

    Greetings from Singapore, I will be having a holiday break in greece this coming april, your tips is gonna be really useful. cheers Rina

  • Mar 2, 2008 at 5:34 AM

    MMM good info, thanks!!!

  • Dec 26, 2007 at 9:34 PM

    Dude, do you have a recipe for Koulouris, i stayed in athens a year ago and koulouris were my doom. I live in Chile and it is impossible to get them here and nobody knows how to make them. Please contact me at ghostdent@gmail.com

  • grace1980's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2007 at 1:22 PM

    great things u wrote about athens indeed you are lucky to be part of such a beautifull country-city... keep writting about it i am in love with greece in general ....ur page makes me look forward for my next vacation to go there

  • Aug 5, 2007 at 11:29 AM

    Andy - how are you? How is life in Athens? You must be melting...!

  • slothtraveller's Profile Photo
    Jul 17, 2007 at 3:26 PM

    You are obviously a very proud Athenian, Andy! I look forward to visiting your city someday soon!

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