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The Parthenon - An Enduring Icon of Athens

The Parthenon – An Enduring Landmark of Western Civilization

I have seen the Parthenon in history books, TV documentaries and in gazillion postcards. I’ve also read about it in guidebooks and classical literature. Never have I ever thought that one day, I’ll be seeing it and standing on Acropolis where once the gods and goddesses of Greek mythology believed to have resided. No visitors […]

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Santorini: Oia is Paradise on Earth (Greece).

Santorini: Oia is Paradise on Earth

In Santorini, Oia is paradise on earth. That is – if your idea of paradise is filled with white-washed houses with blue domes, sitting on a cliff that traverses down to the blue waters of the Aegean Sea. You have probably seen Santorini already, I’m sure. Its white-washed houses with a spectacular sunset in the […]

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Taste of Danforth

Danforth Avenue in Toronto has another name: the Greektown. Oh yeah, most inhabitants there are descendants of the gods and the goddesses. lol As I snaked through my way on the crowded street on the last day of the festival Last Sunday, I’ve seen lots of Greeks, of course, and some Greek stage performances. And […]

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2010 Shanghai World Expo: Europe 1

I know I should have posted this days ago but I want Europe Pavilions to be the last photos I’d be posting. The continent has so many countries participating at the Expo so I’d only put 14 countries where I have friends in there.

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