Tag Archives: Athens

When in Athens… do as the Romans

Revisiting a museum or an archaeological site is very much like re-reading a well-loved book. Each time I notice – or read – something new. When I first visited Athens, I was seventeen. I was on a tour of Greece … Continue reading

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The Sacred Way

Today Big Boy T and I followed the path of those who sought to be initiated into the mysteries of Demeter in antiquity. The purist would walk the 20km or so from the Athenian Acropolis to Eleusis on the Sacred … Continue reading

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Deep into the caves

We are doing it again: research-assistant extraordinaire Big Boy T (7 years 3/4) and I are on a research trip. This time we are in Greece and our travels will focus on Athens and Attica. We arrived yesterday afternoon and … Continue reading

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