Greece

Greece

Ruinous Parking

This shot dates back from the very first of my 11 trips to Greece. My wife (whom you can see in the car) and I had driven our Simca Aronde from France through Italy, then onto a ferry, and up the ...

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Olympic Pause

Running, discus throw, long jump, javelin throw, wrestling ... After learning all about the Ancient Olympic Games, my wife was enjoying a well-deserved break in the shade, sitting on the ruins of ...

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A License Plate My Mother Could Love

Over the years, I took pictures of license plates — they'd help me remember where I went without having to write things down in a notebook. But there was a different, more personal reason for ...

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Unexpectedly Lush

You'd expect the mountainous Epirus region, in northwestern Greece, to be somewhat dry. But the shores of the beautiful lake Pamvotis bring some welcome greenery to the ...

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Greek Debts: Is It Time To Let The Venus De Milo Go Home?

PARIS — Every day, tourists in the Louvre crowd around the Venus de Milo. The two-meter high armless marble lady is one of the museum's most renowned pieces of art. But the statue, recovered ...

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Euro Crisis Redux: Greek Austerity And Collective Depression

ELEFSINA — Greece must repay 7 billion euros of debt by July. But, as has been the case since 2011, the country will not be able to honor its debt without first receiving the credit promised ...

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Charon's Choice

In Greece, everywhere you go and everything you see can easily take on a mythological aura. When you're well-versed in the ancient Greek texts — as a high school philosophy teacher like me was ...

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This Is Not A Pipe

As Belgian surrealist artist René Magritte would say: "Ceci n'est pas une pipe." Resting ...