Delphi, Greece. July 2014

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July 25, 2015 Today, D. and I started our road trip around Greece and on our first day, we planned to visit 3 places: Thiva (also called Thebes) – the birthplace of Hercules and Dionysus, once the most powerful city-state in Greece Delphi – one of the most famous and influential places of Ancient world, where Oracle of Delphi prophesied the future of the kings Thermopylae – where the infamous battle of 300 Spartans with the army of Persian king Xerxes I took place in 480 BC. This historical event served as a plot for the “300” movie by Zac Snyder. Night we planned to spend in Kalabaka, at the foothill …

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Greece. July-August 2014

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Greece has always been on my mind, but I never felt “ready” for it. I will try to explain, in my opinion, you need to know the history, the heritage, the characters, the contribution of the country to the world, before you can go there and truly enjoy your experience. And I always felt that Greece had such an overwhelming past, that it would take me years to go over it. Well, I got engaged to a Greek guy and “had” to get a crash course in history of Greece, with hope to catch up while “one the ground”. Nevertheless, I had a few months to prepare so, I think I did …

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