Zakynthos, Greece. July 2014

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July 29, 2014 Today, D. and I were getting into an island state of mind and driving/ ferrying to the island of Zakynthos to visit D. grandma and see the places where D. spent his summers as a child. The name of this island doesn’t usually bring many associations among people unless you mention the Navagio beach (also known as Shipwreck beach) – whose picture decorates the cover of pretty much every travel guide to Greece. Well, I have to stress the fact that no filters were used to enhance this picture, it is THAT beautiful there! We planned to stay on the island for 3 days and head back to …

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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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