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Carole, Bobbie And Bob In The Rain At The Kalimarmaro

SOMETIMES IT RAINS IN ATHENS … BUT THAT’S OK!

[vc_row 0=""][vc_column][vc_column_text 0=""] SOMETIMES IT RAINS IN ATHENS … BUT THAT’S OK!   Greece, land of sunshine, true. But every once in awhile there are a few days of rain. It can happen anytime. I’ve seen 3 days of rain in June, I’ve seen 3 days of rain in August, Looks like we’re looking at 3 days of rain in November … No need to fret if it happens that…

Santorini Oia Church

The Land of 10,000 Islands

If Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes, maybe we should start calling Greece the land of 10,000 islands! There actually aren’t quite than many—as this cool article from the Guardian reminds us, it’s “only” around 6,000. We usually place the Greek islands (not to be confused with the popular restaurant here in Chicago’s Greektown neighborhood!) into a few different groups. The Ionian Islands are found on Greece’s western coast,…