13 hours later

Returning home is definitely a bitter sweet day. About two weeks before I was to return, I was adamant about not wanting to leave Greece. Despite the economic crisis, the poop on the streets and all the graffiti, I was really enjoying my time in Greece and had grown a…

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You Need to Know

Well, I must say that Greece is pretty remarkable. Every time I look out over the city or see mountains on the horizon, I am mind blown that I am actually living in this stunning country. However, there are some things that you need to know before you come here…

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Pella and Edessa

Pella is the city where Alexander the Great was born. His father, King Phillip, was originally the King of this city. (Actually, he took his armies out to conquer the land of Thesaly, succeeded and moved there. He fell in love with the princess of Thesaly, married her and their…

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Visiting Vergina

Tuesday, June 17th, we went on a field trip to Vergina. This was the place where King Phillip – Alexander the Great’s father – was murdered and buried. King Phillip was sitting in the theater, seeing a performance and there was a ceremony to honor the Gods beforehand. Many people…

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