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Month: November 2018

Athens Greece: Riding on the Athens Metro

Athens Greece: Riding on the Athens Metro

Taking a ride on the Athens Metro! I visited Athens in Greece for the first time recently and stayed about half an hour outside the city centre.  An easy way to get into Central Athens was to take the Metro or Underground. There are three […]

Athens Greece: Celebrating Ochi (“No”) Day

Athens Greece: Celebrating Ochi (“No”) Day

I was in Greece for the 28th October this year.  This day is a national holiday – Ochi Day or ‘No’ Day. In 1941 Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini ordered the Greek government under General Ioannis Metaxas to surrender.  General Metaxas said ‘Ochi’ or ‘No’ they […]