Everyone has been telling me, when you get there TRY… (insert all types of foods here) and you will love it!
When you are walking 12,000 steps a day, you get hungry, but you´re dying of thirst more then anything so screw eating give me sustenance I can drink! hehehehe…
I was hoping not to see this here, but its pervasive and unstoppable..
What would Socrates say about this?
While on the other hand the street vendors remind me of a little city I love, DF in Mexico. There is corn, nuts, corn nuts, and round pretzel type things with sesame seeds (we don’t know if its a pretzel
Oh, and we were informed that Froyo hit Athens with a vengeance last year and its all anyone cares about.
I keep trying to explain to them about how obsessed Americans are with Greek yogurt these days…
"No, we don’t want it frozen"
“Why, its same yogurt? just frozen? You will like…”
“No, we really want the regular greek yogurt with honey”
“Me? I don’t like it so much, but I will give it to you”
We are trying to get a stash for the apartment, no one will tell us the secret brand, the special, the precious…
We lose. But everyone is trying to sell us Baklava…
No thanks, we will just take those two shots.. yes, those…
The Gods are good.
all morning repeatedly asking ourselves, whats that noise? It must be some event.
Maybe its a soccer game? I hear a woman now.
I decide to look out of our tiny balcony, which normally looks like this.
to my surprise this morning ? it looks like this…
Attiki, Attiki, Attiki
So theres a little girl, she’s about 9. Her father gives her an anthology of Greek Mythology, she devours it. She loves the stories, the danger, the lessons, the history of it all. In a small room in New Jersey she thinks… one day.
Its awe inspiring and surreal…
To think that men made this. Over the course of 400 years, and all these years later we can still see the Arc of Hadrian at its edge.
Today in Greece:
I scraped my knee, burned my forearm and almost got killed by a bus. Athens = 3
Mastered subways, walked entire city square, sat to ponder in 3000 year old temple ruins made for Zeus.
Michelle = 💯