Greece

Greece

When They Mistook Me For A Muslim In Greece

A Colombian-American deals with different misconceptions in different parts of the world. Ask him...

Greece

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 ...

Greece

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 ...

Greece

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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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 ...