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Going Local: Experiences and Encounters on the Road, by Tripatini member Nicholas Kontis
4 Awesome Excursions From Athens
The Acropolis, the Plaka, and the rest of Greece‘s compelling capital are a treasure chest you could rummage through for days if not weeks on end. But just as important to this ancient country and culture are sites out in the hinterland, where the air is purer and in many cases life is still simpler. Here are the top four, all within a couple of hours or so of Athens: Corinth, Delphi, Epidaurus, and Mycenae, all with stupefying treasures stretching back millennia and... keep reading
I'm Not Running Away - I'm Traveling
I have been traveling for the good portion of a decade and a half. Often I traveled alone, sometimes with friends, sometimes the partners, but always with a passion for the road. You can say back 15 years ago, the gypsy wandering lifestyle was much less trendy. This is before the start of travel blogs and at the time when people still bought actual books about countries to learn where to go. We went to internet cafés to send emails to our parents, took photos with film, and bought plane tickets at travel agencies. The first time I left the country whose passport I possessed, I was 20 and had a socially accepted plan of spending one year studying in Europe. When after one year I realized it just wasn't nearly enough, I decided not to go back to my expected trajectory and instead I just kept on going. From then on, I was asked so many times what I was running from that I began to... keep reading
Posted by Jose Balido on May 19, 2017 at 7:30am
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